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October Is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
The Silent Witnesses remind us that domestic violence – always harmful – is often lethal.
In Kansas, intimate partner homicides constituted
· 17 % of all homicides in 2004
· 11 % of all homicides in 2005
· 9 % of all homicides in 2006
· 10.5 % of all homicides in 2007
· 8.6 % of all homicides in 2008
For victims of sexual and domestic violence, the Crisis Center provides free, confidential assistance, 24-hours a day. If you or someone you know needs help, please call 1-800-727-2785.
Riley County Domestic Violence Task Force
A Project of the Crisis Center, Inc.
Task Force members include representatives from:
For more information about the Silent Witness Program, please visit http://www.silentwitness.net/
More info regarding domestic violence:
watch the oscar-winning film, DEFENDING OUR LIVES if you ever can.