According to California Penal Code 13700(b), domestic violence means
abuse committed against an adult or a fully emancipated minor who is a
spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, former cohabitant, or person with whom
the suspect has had a child or is having or has had a dating or engagement
Law enforcement agencies record the total number of domestic violence
calls, incidents in which weapons are involved, and, if so, what type of
weapon. The data are reported for California, regions, cities and
jurisdictions. See also, data limitations.
Statistics are based on California Department of Justice
Please choose a category.
Total calls per 10,000 persons*
Total calls involving weapons
Calls involving firearms
Calls involving knife or cutting instrument
Calls involving other dangerous weapon
Calls involving hands, fists, or feet
*Available in state and counties.
Please choose one or more areas and/or jurisdictions.