Domestic Violence. Legal news and articles for September 30 - 30, 2015

October is Domestic Violence Awareness monthLaurel Center expanding to help more domestic violence victimsWhat domestic violence victims need to know before leaving an abuserRavages of domestic violencePress conference kicks off domestic violence awareness monthHotline for domestic violence victims launches Oct. 1New mentoring program hoping to stop domestic violenceNational Domestic Violence Awareness Month eventsGrant will help domestic violence, sex trafficking victims get vital recordsDomestic violence often tied to animal cruelty casesChris Brown Wants to Help Raise Awareness About Domestic ViolenceVIDEO: Domestic violence funding aids in quickly connecting victims to resourcesDomestic violence awareness promotedCampbell Co. schools superintendent retires after domestic violence chargeNurses led the charge against domestic violence

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Emerge! Center Against Domestic Violence expands services
Arizona Daily WildcatSeptember 3, 2015

Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse has expanded their community-based services, called Voices Against Violence, to a new location at 4101 E. 22nd St. Emerge! was first established in 2008 when Brewster Center Domestic Violence Services and ...more »

Jamison Crowder cleared following NFL investigation of domestic violence...
Washington PostSeptember 3, 2015

Rookie wide receiver Jamison Crowder will not face any discipline from the NFL after a league investigation into allegations of domestic violence cleared him of any wrong doing. In June, a woman appeared to have posted accusations of abuse on Crowder's ...more »

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness month
WGRZ-TVSeptember 30, 2015

Agencies that work with victims of domestic abuse joined the Sheriff to talk about help that is available. Chief Scott Joslyn calls it a 'crime of cycle' because according to statistics, "a child that grows up in a family with domestic violence, is ...more »

Laurel Center expanding to help more domestic violence victims
WHAGSeptember 30, 2015

The Laurel Center, which helps victims of domestic violence in Winchester, Frederick County, and Clarke County, says it has to turn some victims away because its current building is not large enough. The nonprofit says it houses about 150 women and ...more »

What domestic violence victims need to know before leaving an abuser
KSAT San AntonioSeptember 30, 2015

Identify one or more neighbors you can tell about the violence and ask that they call the police if they hear a disturbance coming from your home. Devise a code word to use with your children, family, friends and neighbors when you need the police ...more »

Ravages of domestic violence
Miami HeraldSeptember 30, 2015

Once again, South Florida is suffering through another cyclical epidemic of domestic violence. A recent el Nuevo Herald series revealed that Miami-Dade has more cases of domestic violence than any other county in Florida, according to state ...more »

Press conference kicks off domestic violence awareness month
Tallahassee.comSeptember 30, 2015

Inzer explained that victims of domestic violence start in the courthouse, where they come looking for protection. He highlighted the County Clerk's partnership with LCSO, praising Sherriff Mike Wood for “continuously supporting the program.” He added ...more »

Hotline for domestic violence victims launches Oct. 1
DesMoinesRegister.comSeptember 30, 2015

The Iowa Domestic Violence Helpline, a new call center based in Sioux Center, opened Thursday. Survivors from any corner of the state can call the free and confidential number, 800-770-1650, to reach one of fifteen staff members who are trained to ...more »

New mentoring program hoping to stop domestic violence
WVLTSeptember 30, 2015

They play basketball, talk about sports but most importantly they're having some serious conversations about domestic violence. "A lot of the blame has been put on females to help prevent violence against them. It's really not. You can't blame them for ...more »

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month events
NEWS10 ABCSeptember 30, 2015

“Domestic Violence… It's Not Just Broken Bones” Watervliet Public Library, 1501 Broadway, Watervliet 6:00 pm. Free to public. October 8 – Albany Law School Candlelight Vigil. The Women's Law Caucus of Albany Law School invites the community to attend.more »

Grant will help domestic violence, sex trafficking victims get vital records
MLive.comSeptember 30, 2015

Genesee County Clerk John Gleason stands YWCA of Flint Chief Executive Director Heidi McAra and Jay Kommareddi, co-founder of the Genesee County Human Trafficking Task Force during a Sept. 30 press conference to announce a new grant that will ...more »

Domestic violence often tied to animal cruelty cases
NEWS10 ABCSeptember 30, 2015

ALBANY, NY (NEWS 10) – There is a number of domestic violence cases along with animal cruelty cases in the Capital Region, and many times, the two crimes are connected and committed by the same person. The issue was brought to light in a panel ...more »

Chris Brown Wants to Help Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence
LatinaSeptember 30, 2015

Aside from this good news, Brown has also been still feeling the heat from his domestic violence charges with Rihanna back in 2009. The artist was scheduled to head to Australia this December for his tour, but Australian immigration has warned that his ...more »

VIDEO: Domestic violence funding aids in quickly connecting victims to resources
Poughkeepsie JournalSeptember 30, 2015

For police officers responding to domestic violence incidents, it can be frustrating knowing that there is only so much that can be done in that moment for a victim. “Often times in law enforcement, officers are faced with a no-win situation,” said ...more »

Domestic violence awareness promoted
The ColumbianSeptember 30, 2015

This October, YWCA Clark County is kicking off a monthlong campaign to promote awareness around domestic violence. It includes workshops and challenges to highlight the importance of ending domestic violence. • The YWCA is participating in the Allstate ...more »

Campbell Co. schools superintendent retires after domestic violence charge
Cincinnati.comSeptember 30, 2015

Campbell County Schools Superintendent Glen Miller is retiring, a decision announced just a week after Miller was arrested and accused of striking his wife in the face and neck. Miller's retirement will be effective Nov. 1, according to a statement ...more »

Nurses led the charge against domestic violence
Baltimore SunSeptember 30, 2015

As some on TV talk shows wonder aloud, humorously or otherwise, what nurses really do, it's important to understand the role they have played in changing health care. This is especially true in how the entire medical sector looks at and responds to ...more »

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