THE CYCLE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: FREE PRESENTATION OCT. 27 IN SPRING VALLEY

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October 5, 2009 (Spring Valley) -- William D. Gore, Sheriff of San Diego County, announces a presentation regarding domestic violence and resources available to those who find themselves in abusive relationships. The event will be held on Tuesday, October 27th 2009, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the San Miguel Fire Station, located at 2850 Via Orange Way in Spring Valley.

Speakers include San Diego County Sheriff’s Crime Prevention Specialist, Angie Hamilton, from the Lemon Grove Sheriff’s Station, as well as other representatives from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office. Also, the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office, East County Family Justice Center, and Center for Solutions will have personnel on hand to discuss domestic violence. Speakers will explain how violent relationships begin and can continue for years.

Resources will also be offered to help victims manage a safe plan to escape an abusive relationship. Recognizing the signs and patterns of the cycle of violence will also be discussed to help victims understand they are not alone in their situation.

Domestic violence has climbed to alarming levels within the last several months. This one-night seminar will offer ways in which people can keep from becoming victimized, as well as resources to help someone else who may be in an unsuitable relationship.

 

RSVPs are appreciated. To RSVP, call Crime Prevention Specialist Angie Hamilton at 619-337-2039.