Domestic Violence in Indiana

  • In 2003 (July 2003 to June 2004), there were 60 domestic violence related deaths.

  • During that time, there were 93,618 calls to Indiana ‘s crisis hotline.In 2003, Indiana provided emergency shelter to 4,414 adults and 4,365 children.

  • Of those adult victims in domestic violence shelters, 30% were the spouse of the perpetrator and 5% were the separated spouse of the perpetrator.  32% were in a dating relationship with the perpetrator.

  • 34% of the adult victims in domestic violence shelters were between the ages of 26-35.  27% were between the ages of 36-45, and 26% were between the ages of 18-25.