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Domestic violence perpetrators praise police program helping them to change

Domestic violence perpetrators on the Sunshine Coast are crediting a collaborative police program with turning their lives around and changing their behaviour.

Michael* ended up in DV Court after an incident in which his partner “got injured”.

“The love had gone, the kids were suffering, my partner was suffering, everyone in the house was suffering actually,” he told ABC’s Focus program.

Cera 2bHis first encounter with officers from the Sunshine Coast’s Vulnerable Persons Unit (VPU) was on his way out of court.

“I was pulled…

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