Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Spring 2012 OPDV Bulletin

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In This Issue

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (ribbon)
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

For more information on sexual assault, visit the OPDV Website

Did you know…

Victims of the misdemeanor strangulation offense are now eligible to seek compensation through the NYS Office of Victim Services. This will be a useful resource for so many victims; since the law’s passage in November of 2010, there have been over 11,750 individuals charged with misdemeanor and/or felony crimes of strangulation1.  For more information visit the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services website.


  1. As of January 20, 2012

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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