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Domestic Violence Shelters At Capacity… Again

The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn’t a simple task.

09/12/2014

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Family Place

The 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.

09/11/2014

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Churches Urged To Address Domestic Violence

A coffee shop and advocacy group are teaming up to take on domestic violence.

09/09/2014

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Dallas County Plans To Confiscate Guns From Abusers

Dallas County will target domestic violence offenders when it starts confiscating guns from abusers this fall.

08/27/2014

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Survey: Critical Shortage In Funding For Domestic Violence Survivors

A 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.

03/06/2014

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Police Chief Confirms Fired Officers Ignored Family Violence Cases

Six 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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/20/2013

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Fort Worth Police Officers Stop Stabbing By Shooting Man To Death

Fort Worth police shot and killed a man who was stabbing a woman in her home at The Hills Apartments Sunday morning.

06/23/2013

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Officer On Leave; Accused Of Domestic Violence

Dallas police investigate one of their own for domestic violence….at the same time the mayor is involved in a campaign to end it.

05/31/2013

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Police: Family Violence Claims Two More Victims

A mother and daughter were found dead Sunday after an apparent double homicide in a Grand Prairie home, police said.

05/19/2013

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Dallas City Hall Fighting Domestic Violence

The domestic violence task force unveiled new proposals involving Dallas Police.

CBS 11–01/17/2013

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After Program Husband Says: “I Am Here. I Am An Abuser.”

Many people think of domestic violence as brutal beatings that occur over a long period of time. But that is not always the case. CBS 11 News wanted to get a different view of domestic violence — a look before it escalates out of control.

CBS 11–10/23/2012