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Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00

Outgoing Sacramento District Attorney Wages New War Against Domestic Violence
Stefanie Cruz - Fox40.com


SACRAMENTO-She’s taken on the toughest cases and criminals in Sacramento County.

Now, outgoing Sacramento County District Attorney Jan Scully is waging a new war against domestic violence.

From college campuses to cameras capturing an NFL star punching his then-fiance in the face, the nation’s spotlight is on domestic violence.

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 00:00

Saving lives: Countering Violence
Tulsa's Family Safety Center Has Seen Increase Since Moving Downtown
MIKE AVERILL - Tulsa World


Since moving into its new downtown location last year, the Family Safety Center is on pace for a 42 percent increase in the number of clients served.

The one-stop link to services for victims of domestic violence looking to escape abusive relationships was formerly in midtown and moved to the Tulsa Police and Municipal Courts Building last October.

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 00:00

Walk for Justice in Honor of Brittany Eldridge
Local8now.com


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The family of a pregnant 25-year-old, who was murdered in her Knoxville apartment almost three years ago, is helping in the fight against domestic violence.

Brittany Eldridge's family hosted the annual Walk for Justice on Saturday.

All money raised goes to the YWCA's Family Justice Center to help domestic violence victims.

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Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00

Montgomery Co. Task Force Celebrates 20th Years
By WSFA 12 News StaffCONNECT


MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -
The Montgomery County Task Force on Domestic Violence is celebrating it's twentieth anniversary. The force held a breakfast on Friday to celebrate, inside the Montgomery Advertiser's Freedom Room.

In 1994, the task force was established to unite prosecution, law enforcement, and victim services agencies to respond to domestic violence in the community. Each month the group has met, and over time created a coordinated community response to things like domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, family violence and abuse in Montgomery.

Task force members also created the first Family Justice Center in the state now known as the Brooks, Sellers One Place Family Justice Center. The center is what officials called a "one stop shop" that provides services for victims ranging from domestic and dating violence, stalking, sexual assault and child/elder abuse.

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Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00

Planned Family Justice Center Gets A Boost From The Broncos
Sneha Antony - CBSDenver.com


DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Broncos are not only scoring big on the field, they are coming up champs off the field as well.

The Broncos have pledged $150,000 from Broncos Charities to the Rose Andom Center, which will be Colorado’s first Family Justice Center dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence.

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Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00

Faces Family Justice Center: 'We Save Lives Every Day'
Deni Hawkins - KBOI2.com


BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and according to the National Center Against Domestic Violence, it's one of the most under-reported crimes.

Here in the Treasure Valley, the Faces Family Justice Center works with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. The organization partners with Boise Police and about a dozen other agencies around the Treasure Valley to offer all sorts of services to victims and their families.

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