The other side of domestic violence
Last updated 3/11/2015 at Noon
The following article is the sixth in an eight-part series produced by The Beacon on domestic violence. Called the Domestic Violence Awareness Project, the series aims to educate our readers while offering information and hope to those needing help. Ed.
Phil Nichols, a retired Snohomish County Sheriff’s sergeant, stood in front of a group at the Everett Police Department’s South Precinct and asked, “How many of you were raised in a home with domestic violence?”
All but a few of the 21 people gathered raised their hands.
By the time Nichols, now a domestic violence...