Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Spring 2011 OPDV Bulletin

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In This Issue

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

See the OPDV website for information on Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse

Did you know…

Between 11/11/10, when the crime of strangulation was added to the NYS Penal Law, and 2/22/11, a total of 2,003 people were charged with felony and/or misdemeanor crimes of strangulation. Many of these people would have only faced violation charges before this law’s passage.

Data provided by NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services.

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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