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In 2001, 41,740 women were victims of rape/sexual assault committed by an intimate partner.

Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime Data Brief, Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001, February 2003.

In the United States, 503,485 women are stalked by an intimate partner annually.

Patricia Tjaden and Nancy Thoennes, Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence, National Institute of Justice, 2000.

About 33% of female murder victims are killed by an intimate partner.  About 4% of male murder victims are killed by an intimate partner.

Homicide Trends in the U.S., Bureau of Justice Statistics, January 2001

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The American Probation and Parole Association does not provide assistance directly to victims or offenders in domestic violence cases. We do not provide referrals or information via e-mail due to privacy concerns. We do not have access to individual case records and cannot provide case-related advice, and information on this Web site should not be construed or interpreted as such. The American Probation and Parole Association is not responsible for the accuracy of information on other Web sites to which it links. If you need information about probation or parole contacts in your state, please go to

Help is Available
If you are in an abusive relationship, contact the
National Domestic Violence Hotline at
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
or 1-800-787-3224 (TDD)
In Emergencies, dial 911