I thought it was about time to put policemen out of the counseling business and into what they really are best at, which is making arrests, then let the judge decide”. Ward included same sex couples and cohabitants in this context. The Dallas police departments and Houston Police departments also changed their arrest policies after the study and they started to arrest more and more people without any stronger evidence and without any proper reason. They also arrested many people without arrest warrant. The total number of arrests increased up to 31% from 10% within a year and it has become 46% in 1986. There were some other police departments too in US who changed their arrest policy after the domestic violence cases and in most of the cases, the arrest policy were unethical as the arrests were made without any proper reason and without any strong evidence. In 1984, reports of the task force of U.S. Attorney General on domestic violence were based on the Minneapolis study and it recommended that the domestic violence needs to be handled with criminal justice approach. In eight years, District of Columbia and 15 states started new domestic violence laws of arrest for violent offenders (Davis, 1998). This law states that police can arrest anybody accusing the domestic violence without any warrant. The officer just needs to state any probable cause regardless whether the accused person has done anything wrong or not.