The Attorney General’s Office Domestic Violence Division performs a myriad of functions in the area of domestic violence education and prevention, including: direct prosecutorial assistance and training with regard to specific issues in the prosecution of domestic violence cases, including research and brief drafting; law enforcement training on domestic violence laws, with special emphasis on […]
Domestic Violence Services
Just had a great time doing an interview with Allie Ware of WTVA about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We talked about the problem of violence in our communities and I got to show of the freshly painted “Jeans for Justice” at the Lee County Library. Look for the story tonight at 6PM WTVA News!
Mary Katherine Spencer from S.A.F.E., Inc. and the staff of the the new Oxford, Mississippi Verizon Store at their ribbon cutting ceremony July 22, 2011. Verizon makes a donation to help eliminate domestic violence and serve victims each time they open a new corporate location. Follow the link below to learn about HopeLine®, Verizon’s community service […]
SAFE NL July 2011
IN JUST ONE DAY: A record 1,746 (91%) participating local domestic violence programs participated! Assisted 70,648 adults and children through shelter, transitional housing, and advocacy Answered 22,292 hotline calls, over 16 calls every minute Trained 30,134 attendees at 1,240 community education sessions Unfortunately, 9,541 requests for services went unmet because of a lack of resources […]