New Hope for Women Sponsors Strangulation Awareness Training for First Responders

Posted on March 10, 2014

WALDOBORO — New Hope for Women recently sponsored a strangulation awareness training for first responders at the Waldoboro Police Department. Forty law enforcement officers from  Continue Reading »

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Choking Game PSA

Posted on December 23, 2013

Click here to watch a PSA regarding the dangers involved in playing the “Choking Game.”

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WRC, Beckley PD Officials Attend Strangulation Training

Posted on December 17, 2013

WRC, Beckley PD Officials Attend Strangulation Training The LaFayette Tribune.com “Strangulation: All Things Legal” was presented in Charleston on Oct. 25 by the West Virginia  Continue Reading »

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DA Presses for Bill to Prevent Domestic Violence

Posted on December 17, 2013

The legislation also increases penalties for a defendant on an assault and battery charge who violates a judge’s order not to contact the victim as  Continue Reading »

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Athens Prosecutor, Domestic Violence Advocates Seek to Make Strangulation a Felony

Posted on November 24, 2013

“When an abuser chokes his victim there is something much serious underlying. It’s a lethality factor,” Chisholm said. “When the abuser does that, he’s saying,  Continue Reading »

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