Officers attached to the Orana Mid-Western NSW Police District are taking strides towards the end of domestic violence by supporting international campaign 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence and the Speak Out campaign.
Orana Mid Western Police District commander, Superintendent Peter McKenna reiterates the seriousness of domestic violence.
"Domestic Violence is a serious crime that has significant impacts across our communities," he said.
"Police are serious about eliminating violence and abuse as the consequences are devastating."
NSW Police Force Western Region domestic violence coordinator Rebecca Camilleri said police are working closely with agencies and communities across the region to better support those affected by domestic violence.
"One domestic violence incident is one too many," she said.
NSW Police Western Region domestic violence coordinator Kerry Seaton said the campaigns highlight the need for all of us to stand together in order to bring an end to domestic violence.
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, which starts annually on November 25, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
The campaign then ends on December 10, which is Human Rights Day.
If you, or anyone you know has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence, contact your local police.
Support is also available to those that need it through the Domestic Violence helpline 1800 65 64 63, 1800 RESPECT or MensLine Australia 1300 78 99 78.