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San Francisco Police Focus on Abused Immigrants

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San Francisco Police Focus on Abused Immigrants

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San Francisco Police Focus on Abused Immigrants

San Francisco Police Focus on Abused Immigrants

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Domestic violence in the U.S is an underreported crime, but even more so for the immigrant community. Many women are afraid to go to the police for help or unable to give a statement in English. The San Francisco Police Department is trying to give more women a fighting chance against their abusers, but it's unclear whether the police can sustain the efforts.