HOUSTON -- Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is laying down the law to domestic violence offenders.
The chief and District Attorney Kim Ogg have introduced a new policy effective immediately that will change the way first responders handle both victims and offenders when arriving at a domestic violence scene.
The new policy comes in light of 43 deaths in 2017 related to domestic violence, and six deaths are already on record in 2018.
A Houston man was charged with manslaughter earlier this week in the choking death of his fiancee`s sister. The man claims choking the woman was part of rough sex.
Carvana Cloud with the DA's Office said there's a new domestic violence strangulation task force, and the warning signs to out look for.
Talk about protect and serve!