South Australia Police supports victims of domestic violence and attends domestic violence situations.
We give the highest priority to the protection and ongoing safety of victims and their children.
Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behaviour by one person against another:
It occurs in all social, age and cultural groups.
Domestic violence includes:
Domestic violence is damaging to victims, their children, family and friends.
Where possible we try to hold the person responsible for the violence accountable for their actions.
Find out more about domestic violence on the 1800RESPECT website.
Call 000 if the situation is an emergency.
Call 131 444 if the situation is not urgent.
If you live in the country contact the Family Violence Investigation Section at your local police station.
If you live in the metropolitan area contact the Family Violence Investigation Section in your local service area:
Crisis Care on 131 611 outside normal business hours.
Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence Gateway on 1800 800 098.