Orleans Prosecution Update

By the Numbers

In 2022, there have been 1,610 violent felony arrests – 64% of which are for either domestic (32%) or non-domestic (32%) battery/assault

Domestic violence felonies continue to be accepted at a far lower rate than any other violent felony – only 34% of DV felonies are accepted for prosecution

A far smaller percentage of DV felony cases are closed than any other violent felony

-48% of violent felonies (non-domestic) have resulted in felony conviction

-Only 12% of closed DV felonies result in felony convictions