In This Issue
- From the Executive Director
- Did You Know
- But for Abuse, Are Domestic Violence Offenders Law-Abiding Citizens?
- Q&A About Strangulation
- Legislative Update
- Domestic Violence Advisory Council
- Crime Victims’ Rights Week
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
For more information on sexual assault, visit the OPDV Website
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.
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