Child Abuse DV/IPV Sexual Assault

Since Last We Spoke 9-15-14

Greetings from Montgomery, AL, from where I am currently trying to escape after a brief lecture at Maxwell AFB. If you’ve been playing along at home, you know that I have managed to hit all 4 time zones in the continental US over the past week, and I’m on day 8 of travel, which is making me cranky. Assuming the weather holds I’ll be home tonight and for the next couple weeks. Let’s not talk about October right now; I’m going to pretend it’s simply not happening. My failed attempt to get an earlier flight home means I am sitting at the airport with all kinds of time to catch up on the interwebs; here’s what’s caught my eye since last we spoke:

New Orleans is reducing it’s murder rate; here’s how

There’s still so much work to be done.

What’s happening in Wayne County now

Our healthcare system is lousy at dealing with mental health emergencies

I started my career working with youth offenders. They deserve better.

Love this.

Not a good week for the NFL.

Like I said

The Rice video has made for some powerful 1st person accounts of #WhyIStayed (also, here)

100% heartbreaking

VP Biden on the 20th anniversary of VAWA

What about victims under 18?

In our house it’s very likely this could be our next dinner conversation

Rape culture in the wilderness

Seriously: would you invest in a company whose CEO hit his girlfriend 117 times and received probation?

“…do what you would do with any other crime — you investigate, and you go try to catch the bad guy.”