domestic violence

Vanderbugh Co. Unveils Crime Victim Resource Website

Sep 12, 2018
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has unveiled a new website for victims of crimes. 

Crime survivors can visit the website of the Vanderburgh County Crime Victim Resources, or VCCVR, to connect with groups offering assistance.

Twelve county agencies, non-profit organizations, and advocacy groups have partnered with the sheriff’s office, and more can join free of charge.

Sheriff Dave Wedding said victims of a variety of crimes can use the site but it is especially helpful for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault.

In this episode, co-producer Mareea Thomas talks to Paola about her experience when living in a house where domestic violence was present, about fleeing to New York and on how her family finally left.

 

Please seek help. Busca ayuda. No estas solo/a.

 

1) https://espanol.thehotline.org/

In this episode, our host Paola Marizán shares with co-producer Mareea Thomas how moving from her home country at age 6 made her feel displaced, how domestic violence lead her and su mama to be refugees and how now that she's older tiene que encarar and deal with depression; which is a taboo topic in the Latino communidad because it can be viewed as a sign of weakness.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call 1-800-273-8255 Available 24 hours everyday

EPD: Domestic violence claimed 3 lives

Feb 13, 2018

Evansville Police say Sunday’s shootings that killed 3 people were acts of domestic violence. 

Police Sgt. Jason Cullum Department said 32-year-old Maygen Sears had obtained a restraining order against her husband, 33-year-old Daniel Sears, and was seeking a divorce.

Cullum said she contacted police the day before the killings about threats he had made, prompting police to look for Daniel Sears on preliminary charges of Intimidation and Invasion of Privacy…

Carolina Sarassa

Every nine seconds a woman is the victim of domestic abuse in the United States. 

A study by the Centers for Disease Control concluded that nearly one in three women  and one in four men in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

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