End Child Abuse Long Beach

End Child Abuse Long Beach
Child Abuse Prevention Program
www.EndChildAbuseLB.org

1.  Physical Violence Statistics in Long Beach:

Police Dept Stats (by area)

Dept of Child Protection Services (by zip code)

2.  Physical Violence Statistics in California

151 women were killed statewide by their husbands, ex-husbands or boyfriends (State Department of Justice)

3.  Physical Violence Statistics in the U.S.

  1. Children exposed to domestic violence are more likely to be violent
  2. Battering is the single largest cause of injury (2 million) to wives in the U.S.
  3. A women's first battering incident frequently occurs when she is pregnant.
  4. Nearly one-third of all homicides are committed by an intimate partner (State Department of Justice)
  5. Studies show that fully half of the men who abuse their wives or girlfriends abuse the children as well (U.S. Department of Justice, June, 2002).
  6. About 80% of women in homeless shelters were sexually abused as children..
  7. Spousal assaults cost $100 million in medical bills.
  8. A sex offender molests an average of 117 children, most of whom never report the offense.(Angela Shelton)