Learn why using the police to resolve a dispute may not be a good idea. Domestic violence, DV, is a serious problem and, in some instances, calling the police to intervene is the right decision. But there can be a downside. Other times it sets in motion a series of events with serious consequences that may not be in anyone’s best interest. Look behind the scenes on what actually happens after the call is made. At the Chastaine Law Office, Mike sees a variety of DV cases on a regular basis and is keenly aware of the repercussions once the legal system is involved.