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Violence by the numbers

Incident reports filed by various Niagara County police agencies last year:

Niagara Falls: 1,015

Niagara County deputies: 956

North Tonawanda: 471

Lockport: 429

Town Niagara: 93

Lewiston: 69

Middleport: 12

Barker: 2

Youngstown: 2

State Police and Parks Police: 87

Total: 3,136

*The county had a high of 3,600 domestic violence reports in 2006, but averages about 3,200 reports per year.

*The county averages about one domestic violence-related homicide every other year, but in 2004 there were four such homicides; in 1994, seven of 12 homicides in the county were domestic violence-related.

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