Victims In Maryland No Longer Have To Prove They ‘Fought Back’ For Their Rapes To Be Crimes

Posted on April 19, 2017

About time. By Melissa Jeltsen   Victims of rape and other sexual assaults in Maryland are no longer required to prove they physically resisted their  Continue Reading »

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Strangulation and Domestic Violence Murders

Posted on March 29, 2017

New training is helping to stop the risk of intimate partner choking homicides. Click here to see original story. By: Steve Albrecht DBA / The Act of Violence  Continue Reading »

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Backus Emergency Doctor Raising Awareness About Strangulation Victims

Posted on March 17, 2017

Originally published by “The Day” – To read original story click here By Judy Benson, Day staff writer –  ( Old Lyme — Dr. William Horgan is  Continue Reading »

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A Dispatch Special Report: The Last Step Before Murder

Posted on March 15, 2017

  The above is a photo illustration of strangulation. More than 65 percent of victims of intimate partner violence will experience near-fatal choking, according to  Continue Reading »

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Forensic Exam Made Available to Domestic Violence Victims

Posted on March 12, 2017

  With the cameras she uses on the bed next to her, Karen Marcus, a forensic nurse with Palomar Medical Center, stands in the medical  Continue Reading »

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