‘We’ve never had a case like this in the history of the world’: Meet Dr. Bill Smock, America’s only police surgeon

Posted on April 26, 2021

By Chris Williams LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Louisville Metro Police Department has the only police surgeon in the United States his name is Dr. Bill  Continue Reading »

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Support survivors of domestic violence + make Birmingham brighter

Posted on April 23, 2021

By Cecilia Wood Over six years ago, the Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) began making plans to celebrate 100 years of service to the Magic City. They   Continue Reading »

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Washington becomes first state to provide forensic exams for survivors of strangulation

Posted on April 22, 2021

By Olivia LaVoice SEATTLE – A landmark piece of legislation is now law. On Friday, Washington became the first state ever to provide forensic nurses to examine survivors  Continue Reading »

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The Law and You: “I can’t breathe!”

Posted on April 22, 2021

By Penny Clute A man called me a few weeks ago after reading a column I wrote in January 2019 about strangulation. He said an  Continue Reading »

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Safe haven: One stop Mecklenburg location for abuse victims Umbrella Center to open in Charlotte

Posted on April 21, 2021

by Hadiya Presswood Safe Alliance, Pat’s Place and Jamie Kimble Foundation, in partnership with several organizations in Charlotte, are preparing to construct a Family Justice   Continue Reading »

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