Omestic Violence Fatalitis; and are the sanction strong to reduce this crime?

It is a opinion or reaction essay
1) Please refer to Domestic Violence as a social crime.
2) Support the essay in Rhode Island domestic abuse muder stadist for 2010 and 2011, found this only, also can use as a sources Projo.com or RI domestic violence group.
3) Are the autority responding efficienty to this type of crime. What is the main factor many women are killer.