While everyone else may look forward to the holiday season, the police don’t.
The holidays typically see a sharp rise in volatile domestic disturbance calls.
Whether it’s holiday vacations, holiday drink, holiday depression, holiday stress, holiday guests, a combination of all of them and/or other factors, routine arguments are more likely to turn deadly and child custody and visitation disputes can turn particularly bitter during the holidays.
One officer recalls a man who killed his own cousin over a pork chop at Christmas time.
Read more in this Ft. Wayne News-Sentinel article: Police expect the worst during the holidays.