Menacing as Domestic Violence in Jefferson County, Colorado
Menacing can be used as a base crime for Domestic Violence, in Jefferson County, Colorado. In fact, we often see this connection. Usually, Menacing occurs after the breakup of a relationship. The man or woman starts issuing threats of injury if the other person does not restore the relationship with them or sees another person. By definition, Menacing involves any threat or physical action which knowingly places or attempts to place someone in fear of imminent serious bodily injury. This raises the question of whether a threat to harm in a non-serious manner, amounts to Menacing.