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Domestic Violence in Douglas County

Domestic Violence in Douglas County is unfortunately quite similar to Domestic Violence across the United States. The Douglas County Task Force exists to eradicate Domestic Violence in Douglas County, Georgia.

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What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic Violence is a pattern of behavior in which an intimate partner or household member uses physical violence, coercion, threats, intimidation, isolation, or emotional, sexual, or economic abuse to control another. Incidents can happen at any time to any kind of person of any gender, ethnicity, religion, age, socioeconomic situation, or any other characteristic. Domestic Violence occurs when one person causes emotional or physical harm to someone that they live with or have lived with in the past. If you believe that you or someone you know might be a victim of Domestic Violence, please reach out to the Douglas County Task Force on our 24-hour hotline at 678-715-1196, or email us at

If you are in immediate danger, or if someone you know is in immediate danger due to Domestic Violence in Douglas County, please call 911 immediately.

The Georgia Family Violence Act (O.C.G.A. 19-13-1 through 6)

Purpose – to bring about an end to acts of family violence. This act gives the court authority to order temporary relief as it deems necessary to protect a person from violence.

If you or someone you know is the victim of Domestic Violence, please contact the Douglas County Task force for help today. For help, counseling, guidance, or for more information, please contact us 24/7 at 678-715-1196. If you are in danger, please call 911 immediately.