Rape is the only violent crime that occurs in Utah at a higher rate than the national average.
Other violent crimes, such as robbery, aggravated assault, or homicide are historically half to three times lower than the national average.
Since 2000, at least 42% of adult homicides in Utah were domestic violence related.
Sexual violence costs the state of Utah an estimated $4.9 billion dollars. This equates to about $1,700 per Utah resident.
Domestic violence can heavily impact health outcomes for survivors.
Individuals who experience a lifetime of DV are significantly more likely to be every day smokers, binge drink, and have poor health.
Approximately 1 in 3 women in Utah will experience some form of sexual violence in her lifetime.
If you or a loved one has experienced sexual violence, Safe Harbor is here to help.