Police Officer Involved Domestic Violence.
Lighting a candle of remembrance for those who've lost their lives to domestic violence behind the blue wall, for strength and wisdom to those still there, and a non-ending prayer for those who thought they had escaped but can't stop being afraid.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
[CT] Police Lt. Tennant assaulted wife for days before taking his family hostage
FROM NEWS: New Haven Connecticut Police Lt. Raghue Tennant has been charged with assault, threatening, risk of injury to a minor and unlawful restraint, assaulting his wife and holding her and their three children hostage before surrendering. SWAT teams responded to Tennant’s New Haven home for a reported barricaded person. Authorities say Tennant’s wife and children were able to leave the house and Tennant surrendered after asking officers for help. POLICE SAID TENNANT ASSAULTED HIS WIFE OVER THE COURSE OF SEVERAL DAYS BEFORE THE STANDOFF. POLICE SAID AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED A “DISTURBING PATTERN OF DOMESTIC ABUSE” by Tennant. [police officer involved domestic violence oidv intimate partner violence ipv abuse law enforcement public safety lethal murder state politics children repeat]