Can an Increase in Gender-Based Violence Be Blamed on the Rise of Online Dating?

Is there a connection between the rise in popularity of traditional dating apps and new cases of intimate partner violence? 

Siren interviews Dana Lockhart, head of Seattle Police Department’s Domestic Violence Support Team, about new links between online dating and domestic violence as part an ongoing series to help keep our community aware, empowered, and focused on healthy interpersonal dynamics.

Reprinted from Huffington Post