How common is domestic abuse in KELOLAND?

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — It’s hard to watch, but this video is getting a lot of attention online. It shows Sioux Falls police ordering a domestic abuse suspect to get out of a window well and lie down on the ground.  

When he doesn’t follow the orders, an officer kicks the man and a K-9 officer bites him.  The suspect made his first court appearance on Monday and his alleged victim shared her story with KELOLAND News.  

The case is shedding a light on domestic abuse.  It’s happening a lot more often than you might expect. 

Tuesday on KELOLAND News we are digging into the numbers and talking to police about just how common of a crime it’s becoming. 

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