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On patrol: Killdeer police see sharp spike in crime

December 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — With oil boom growth and the recent annexation of land into the city, Killdeer police have seen a spike in police calls for service this year.
Officers responded to more than 700 calls for service this year, up from 334 last year, 184 i…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

On patrol: Killdeer police see sharp spike in crime

December 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — With oil boom growth and the recent annexation of land into the city, Killdeer police have seen a spike in police calls for service this year.
Officers responded to more than 700 calls for service this year, up from 334 last year, 184 i…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Clothesline Project comes to Two Harbors

October 31, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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OUR VIEW: Gay or straight, people deserve protection from domestic abuse

June 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

If two people are in a domestic relationship and one takes advantage of that relationship to abuse the other, that’s wrong and potentially criminal.
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Echoes of historical trauma: Effects of centuries of loss can hamper recovery from violence

May 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS People who want to help American Indian victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault and other crimes need to understand the deep, lingering effects of “historical trauma” suffered by Indians generally, a victim advocate from the Spirit Lake Nation told participants in a conference in Grand Forks on Wednesday. Continue Reading

US Senate passes Heitkamp co-sponsored women’s abuse bill

February 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Violence Against Women Act passed the Senate 72-22 earlier this week and it’s on its way to the House for the reauthorization of the 19-year-old law first written by Vice President Joe Biden. Continue Reading

Local victim: ‘I always felt like I was walking on glass’

December 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Family and friends had warned her about her boyfriend, she said, but she wrote off their concerns. Continue Reading

Area abuse shelters seeing more clients

December 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

“I know I was supposed to watch TV when they fight,” said the 4-year-old. “But I couldn’t help myself. I had to look.” Continue Reading

Minnesota to upgrade protection order database

August 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota law enforcement officials expect a new state computer database to help them better protect domestic violence victims by providing up-to the-minute details about protection orders. Continue Reading

CVIC program shows abusers a different way to approach relationships

April 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Michael Chenarides winced slightly and looked away, glancing out the window when he talked about the moments he’s not so proud of. Continue Reading