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One Place Family Justice Center held Press Conference to Discuss How Cases Rise During COVID

One Place Family Justice Center held a press conference today to discuss the increase in domestic violence during the pandemic. Domestic violence has always been a serious problem nationwide, with over 300,00 calls to the national hotline per year. The Justice center spoke about how COVID-19 has contributed to the increase of calls and cases. It was announced that the…

Monday Is “Wear Blue Day” to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking

You might see more people wearing blue than usual on Monday. Monday is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. According to Montgomery County District Attorney Daryl Bailey, human trafficking is the second biggest crime in the world, after the illegal drug trade. He says it’s not just happening in third world countries, but also the U.S. and even here in Alabama….

Getting Help For Domestic Abuse

The two recent tragic events in Redland and Tallassee have shined a spotlight on domestic violence. Sheriff’s officials say a mother in the Redland community had filed for divorce from her husband, when he shot and killed her and one of their daughters before setting their house on fire and killing himself. Last month in a case in Tallassee, a…