Someone put his hands on his mother but no one wants to call the police to put him in jail. It doesn't sit well with me at all and I'd like to take the matter into my own hands to get him arrested for what he did.
It depends what "put his hands on his mother" means. If you believe he assaulted her, then you simply report it to the police. If you witnessed nothing and nobody who did is willing to tell the police what they saw, there may be little for the police to go on.
This is America and you are free to call the cops and report anything that you wish anytime that you wish to do so, but, if you are not the victim, then, respectfully, you should probably mind your own business.
That said, again, its a phone call away, but without the victim's testimony there is likely no case. (In a battery case - a nonconsensual and unlawful touching of another - the "other" has to testify that the touching was in fact nonconsensual or there is no case).
I hope that I have been helpful in answering your question.
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I'm not convinced this is any of your business. Unless you witnessed the crime, there's very little you can do other than encourage "mom" to call the police. Mind your own business otherwise.
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"Put hands on?" What does that mean precisely? It does not indicate a crime to me. Stike, push, shove, kick, throw something at, that sort of thing is required.
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Your question is pretty vague, as already noted - without more specifics as to the alleged incident and depending on your involvement or witnessing the alleged event, there does not seem to be much you can do from a legal perspective. If you vehemently feel the woman in question was assaulted, a call to the police would be your first step.
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