Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior
used to establish power and control over another person through the use
of fear and intimidation, often including the threat or use of
Domestic violence and sexual assault is rapidly growing in
rural areas. With the increase of these crimes, it is the mission of
our department to support victims during violent situations.
Domestic violence is any act of physical, psychological, or sexual harm
or the threat of imminent danger toward a person from a family member or
an intimate partner. Domestic violence may include emotional abuse, economic abuse, sexual
abuse, using children, threats, using male privilege, intimidation,
isolation, and a variety of other behaviors used to maintain fear,
intimidation, power and control.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Oklahoma Native American Domestic Abuse Coalition
Quapaw Tribe Family Services Department