Joe Shannon

Joe Shannon

Joe Shannon is communications program manager for Violence Free Minnesota.


Report identifies major gaps in MPD’s response to domestic violence

By: and - September 19, 2023

In 2022, 21 people in Minnesota were killed by a current or former intimate partner, according to our analysis at Violence Free Minnesota. Of the women killed, at least 20% were separated or trying to leave their relationship.  In Minnesota, at least 16 children were present at the scene of a homicide, or directly witnessed […]