The Hard Truth

  • One in three women and one in four men is a victim of domestic violence.

    • In Tennessee 39.6% are women and 36.8% are men who experience abuse.

  • Only one in ten cases is ever reported.

    • In Tennessee 74,023 D.V. crimes were reported in 2014​

  • While other crimes go down, the number of domestic violence cases goes up. From about 4,000 cases in 2008, the number has steadily climbed to 9,300 cases of intimate partner violence.

    • In Tennessee year 2017, there were 81 domestic violence murdered​

      • between 2009 and 2017, there were 836 domestic violence murders in Tennessee​​​

  • Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime.

  • 72% of all murder-suicides involved an intimart parnter: 94% of the victims of these crimes are females.

60%

HAVEN'T REPORTED TO THE POLICE

30%

ARE VICTIMS DOMESTIC ABUSE

7%

DON'T TELL ANYONE ABOUT IT

 Stats from National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Bee TrU continue to seek ways to purchase homes that will provide a victim with comfort following abuse. The photo shown is one of the nonprofits serving properties. Just like the photo the goal is to come to Bee TrU looking one way and to leave looking better than ever.  

Before
Bedroom Before Image
After
Bedroom After Remodel