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Domestic Violence Links

Do you know about the Attorney General’s Office Domestic Violence Division ?

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 […]

Verizon Donation For Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence

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 […]

Murder victim’s family speaks about her “controlling boyfriend”

Read this article on the WLOX website by clicking here Murder victim’s family speaks about her “controlling boyfriend” By Rebecca Powers GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – It was chaos outside a coast casino early Monday morning as a murder suspect kept Gulfport police and federal marshals at bay by pointing a gun to his head. The […]

The 2010 National 24-hour Census of Domestic Violence Shelters and Services

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 […]

Purple Ribbons Honor Domestic Violence Victim in Corinth, Mississippi.

“Domestic Violence Awareness Month to be Honored” an article by Barbara Bennett from the Daily Corinthian dated September 25, 2010 to see this article online at the Daily Corinthian’s website:  http://tiny.cc/jya17 In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Purple For Peace Campaign will be happening throughout our community during the month of October. The […]

Domestic Violence is Not Going Away by Danza Johnson/NEMS Daily Journal

Domestic violence is not going away by Danza Johnson/NEMS Daily Journal Editor’s note: This overview of domestic violence is the first of four stories taking a look at the situation in Northeast Mississippi for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Daily Journal reporters will explore the victims and abusers and why it happens as well as what […]

Free Trainings for the Faith-Based Community

As a part of domestic violence awareness month 2010, S.A.F.E. Inc., northeast Mississippi’s rape crisis center and domestic violence shelter, is sponsoring “The Faith Based Community and Domestic Violence” trainings for clergy, youth group leaders, and members of the faith-based community. Through a mail campaign, over 600 churches and faith-based groups from 11 counties were […]

New Mississippi Domestic Violence Laws

This article, dated 9/20/2010 is by Jack Elliot, Jr / Associated Press and can be found by visiting NEMS360.com Analysis: Miss. strengthens domestic violence laws New Mississippi laws will more harshly punish batterers and stalkers for their actions — changes sought by prosecutors and advocates for victims. Lawmakers passed two bills updating domestic violence laws, […]

Art Contest to Combat Domestic Violence

Pearl High School Students Compete to Design Slogan for Teen Dating Violence Initiative Click here to see a news story about this! February 23 2010 Contact: Jan Schaefer, Public Information Officer 601/359.2002 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jackson, MS– The Attorney Generals Office is sponsoring an art contest at Pearl High School in order to design a […]