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Domestic homicide spike spurs St. Tammany Parish group

Domestic violence is on the rise.  Last year was a violent one in St. Tammany Parish, with a record number of homicides. Authorities say many of those killings stemmed from domestic violence.

Now, in an effort to reduce the number of domestic violence and sexual assault cases, several St. Tammany Parish law enforcement agencies are meeting to coordinate their efforts and create a set of uniform procedures. The group, spearheaded by North Shore District Attorney Warren Montgomery.  Read more in this NOLA.com story.  http://www.nola.com/northshore/index.ssf/2018/03/domestic_violence_st_tammany_p.html