First Male-Only Shelter In State Opening In Dallas Next YearThis increase in male victims coming forward is said to be largely due to the Dallas Police Department Lethality Assessment Program and Mayor Mike Rawlings’ efforts to increase awareness.
Smart Phone App Helps Secure Rooms For Domestic Violence SurvivorsIt's an overcrowding problem that could put lives in danger. Almost every domestic violence shelter in North Texas is at capacity.
Ray Rice Video Increases Domestic Violence Awareness, Not DonationsAs Ray Rice fights to get his job back, domestic abuse shelters in North Texas are fighting to find the money to provide services to victims.
Domestic Violence Shelters At Capacity... AgainThe numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn't a simple task.
Family PlaceThe mission of the Family Place is to empower victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence. The Family Place is the Dallas area’s leading organization delivering proven programs that address emotional and physical abuse and incest. The Family Place provides free, comprehensive services that prevent violence and fully support women, children and men on their path from fear to safety.
Churches Urged To Address Domestic ViolenceA coffee shop and advocacy group are teaming up to take on domestic violence.
Dallas County Plans To Confiscate Guns From Abusers Dallas County will target domestic violence offenders when it starts confiscating guns from abusers this fall.
Survey: Critical Shortage In Funding For Domestic Violence SurvivorsA survey released today by the National Network to End Domestic Violence shows domestic violence programs across Texas have a critical shortage of funds and staff to assist victims in need of services.
Police Chief Confirms Fired Officers Ignored Family Violence CasesSix police officers have been fired from the Dallas Police Department. Among the six are two officers who department officials said ignored pleas from abused residents.
Fort Worth Police Officers Stop Stabbing By Shooting Man To DeathFort Worth police shot and killed a man who was stabbing a woman in her home at The Hills Apartments Sunday morning.
Officer On Leave; Accused Of Domestic ViolenceDallas police investigate one of their own for domestic violence....at the same time the mayor is involved in a campaign to end it.
Police: Family Violence Claims Two More VictimsA mother and daughter were found dead Sunday after an apparent double homicide in a Grand Prairie home, police said.