Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Fall 2008 OPDV Bulletin

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In This Issue

It's New...

OPDV has a new Web site!

OPDV has a new Web site!
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join us in turning New York State purple! For more information on this and other Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities, go to our website and click on the purple banner.

Did you know…

In 2007, NYS courts issued a total of 205,799 orders of protection.

This number includes initial temporary orders of protection and final orders of protection that were issued in Family, Criminal, County/Supreme Criminal, Supreme Civil and Town and Village courts. It does not include interim orders of protection that are extended or orders of protection that were not filed with the New York State Family Protection Registry.

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