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29Mar 2013

Palm Sunday: I Will Be a Remedy for Violence!

by Lori Crowder, Executive Director Thank you to everyone who participated in the Palm Sunday peace rally at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, hosted by the Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance and the Alliance of Local Service Organizations. You were among approximately 75 people from Logan Square and Humboldt Park who committed to becoming a Remedy for Violence! And you ...
19Mar 2013

Greater Offender Accountability: S.T.O.P. in Action New York

Upstate New York Law Enforcement, Advocate, and Probation/Parole Partnership Leads to Greater Offender Accountability The Utica Police Department saw an increase of domestic violence incident reports of 25% between 1997 and 2000.   Although 55% of the reported incidents were arrestable offenses, only 31% of these incidents resulted in arrest, mainly because many of the victims in ...
11Mar 2013

Safety and Status for a Survivor and her Daughter: STOP in Action New Mexico

New Mexico Domestic Violence Program Secures Safety, Legal Status for Survivor and Daughter Dolores is from Venezuela.  While living there, she married Alan, an American citizen. Dolores eventually moved to New Mexico with Alan and Connie, Dolores’ 13-year-old daughter from a previous marriage.  After arriving in New Mexico, Alan became extremely abusive.  He beat Dolores almost ...
04Feb 2013

A Coordinated Response Leads to Safety: S.T.O.P. in Action New Jersey

Local Coordinated Response saves Life of Domestic Violence Victim Trenton, NJ – Sandra*, who has two daughters, had a long history of abuse by her husband.  She suffered a skull fracture from the violence more than once and had other broken bones and numerous lacerations.  Sandra endured the abuse for almost twenty years, and had been ...
31Jan 2013

STOP Funded Prosecutions: S.T.O.P. in Action Nebraska

Nebraska STOP-Funded Prosecutor Secures Conviction of Resident Advisor for First Degree Sexual Assault The STOP-funded prosecutor in the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, which has a STOP Grant to provide assistance to local prosecutors on violence against women cases, was asked by the Wayne County Attorney’s office to work with them on the prosecution of a Wayne ...