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Police overwhelmed by family violence callouts

Police overwhelmed by family violence callouts

New data from the Family Violence Clearinghouse shows there are thousands more police callouts every year, and officers are spending a huge amount of time responding to reports of abuse within homes. But these statistics are just the tip of the iceberg, according to Shine, an advocacy group for victims. Wire producer Daniel Walker spoke to Shine Client Services Director Jill Proudfoot.

Later in the show, the Wire team spoke to Police association president Chris Cahill on how they deal with the callouts, and why police don't keep better data on them.