Another Tragic Example of Domestic Violence Spillover in the Workplace

Posted by Brainjar Media on Thursday, June 30, 2016
Presage Training_Another Tragic Example of Domestic Violence Spillover in the Workplace

Police vehicles sit at 15th and Wynkoop, after an active shooter was reported and police secured the scene, in Denver, Colorado, U.S. June 28, 2016. Denver Police Department/ Handout via REUTERS

(originally published in Reuters by Keith Coffman on 6/29/16)

Woman dies after downtown Denver office shooting

Nearly 3/4 of domestic violence victims work, and 74% of them report experiencing “spillover” such as harassment, assaults, and stalking in the workplace. While it is yet unclear what warning signs (if any) were present in this particular case, the fact remains that staff training is crucial to helping management, HR, and security personnel effectively recognize and respond to abused employees¬†before¬†tragedy occurs. Our hearts go out to the victim’s family and co-workers. If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE.

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