DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN COLORADO

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV):

  • 36.8% of Colorado women and 30.5% of Colorado men experience intimate partner physical violence, intimate partner sexual violence, and/or intimate partner stalking in their lives.

  • 32 Coloradens were killed by former or current intimate partners in 2018; almost 2/3 of those were killed using firearms. 

  • 15% of homocides in Colorado were committed by intimate partners.

  • A 2019 survey of 88% of Colorado domestic violence programs found that on the day of the survey, participating programs reported serving 1,221adults and children; on that same day, 269 needs were unmet due to lack of resources.