Can an officer of the law force me to file a report against my boyfriend?

The police know for a fact that I'm being abused by my boyfriend. However instead of arresting him themselves they keep telling me to file a report. I'm also a regular at the er and they have stopped believing my excuses for my various injuries. I know my boyfriend is no good but if I try to leave him... show more The police know for a fact that I'm being abused by my boyfriend. However instead of arresting him themselves they keep telling me to file a report. I'm also a regular at the er and they have stopped believing my excuses for my various injuries. I know my boyfriend is no good but if I try to leave him he'll just kill me. He said as much himself. He keeps telling me I'm his property and can break and throw me out any time he wants.
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