Recent strangulation charge result of stronger Alabama domestic violence laws

Posted on August 22, 2013

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BY STRANGULATION The Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force tracked down Steven Smitherman charging him with domestic violence by strangulation. Major Anthony Lowery with  Continue Reading »

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Reducing domestic violence must be priority

Posted on August 6, 2013

Shelters offer a safe haven for abuse victims. Providence House, for example, runs a crisis center for abused women and their children in the county.  Continue Reading »

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How police look for clues to strangulation

Posted on August 4, 2013

Hann said domestic violence is still considered taboo, so officers might find a victim unwilling to acknowledge what happened, unsure because she might have blacked  Continue Reading »

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Strangulation new focus in domestic abuse cases

Posted on August 4, 2013

Rachel, who asked that her real name not be used, lived in Camden County during much of her relationship with her abuser and now resides  Continue Reading »

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Sen. Clark and AG Ryan: Stop domestic violence

Posted on July 31, 2013

Currently, our laws do not recognize that strangulation is a unique form of attack that merits its own criminal penalties. That is why we are sponsoring  Continue Reading »

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