Someone almost always get arrested as a result of a 911 call for domestic violence. Don’t find yourself wearing handcuffs as an accessory.
Colorado revised statutes (law) 18.6.800.3 defines domestic violence as:
“Domestic violence” means an act or threatened act of violence upon a person with whom the actor is or has been involved in an intimate relationship. “Domestic violence” also includes any other crime against a person, or against property, including an animal, or any municipal ordinance violation against a person, or against property, including an animal, when used as a method of coercion, control, punishment, intimidation, or revenge directed against a person with whom the actor is or has been involved in an intimate relationship.
(2) “Intimate relationship” means a relationship between spouses, former spouses, past or present unmarried couples, or persons who are both the parents of the same child regardless of whether the persons have been married or have lived together at any time.
Colorado revised statutes (law) 18-6-803.6 defines the act of law enforcement:
When a peace officer determines that there is probable cause to believe that a crime or offense involving domestic violence:
(1)has been committed, the officer shall, without undue delay, arrest the person suspected of its commission pursuant to the provisions in subsection
(2) of this section, if applicable, and charge the person with the appropriate crime or offense.
If you have found yourself cuffed and arrested for domestic violence associated with assault, harassment, kidnapping and other violent criminal charges call Domestic Violence Defense Attorney, Philip M. Smith at 303-333-8900.