Ex-North Berwick Man Sentenced to 9 years for Assaulting Girlfriend

Posted on June 3, 2016

By: Staff Reporters at Portland Press Herald ALFRED, MAINE – Lee Perry, 47, was convicted of seven domestic violence-related charges after a trial in May  Continue Reading »

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Strangulation Too Often Downplayed

Posted on May 27, 2016

By: Yasmin Mayne SPRUCE GROVE, CANADA – The local Victim Services unit received a $2,600 grant from Justice Canada to help train first responders to  Continue Reading »

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Strangulation Too Often Downplayed

Posted on May 27, 2016

By Yasmin Mayne SPRUCE GROVE – ALBERTA- CANADA- The local Victim Services unit received a $2,600 grant from Justice Canada to help train first responders  Continue Reading »

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Domestic violence laws passed in Queensland to Make Non-fatal Strangulation a Separate Offence

Posted on April 20, 2016

By: Gail Burke QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA – Laws have been passed that make non-fatal strangulation and suffocation a new, separate offence in Queensland in a bipartisan  Continue Reading »

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Strangulation Can Leave Long-Lasting Injuries

Posted on April 4, 2016

By: DomesticShelters.org The power of controlling a victim’s next breath makes strangulation a frequent tactic for abusers. It can take less than 10 seconds for  Continue Reading »

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