October 18, 2019 10:40
The Portland Police Bureau has released a new podcast regarding domestic violence in our community.
Portland Police Officer Lisa Fort and Multnomah County Victim Advocate Emi Martinez discuss the Domestic Violence Reduction Unit (DVRU) and how they follow-up on cases, as well as how to develop a safety plan and identify possible signs of an abuser: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/744646
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Police Bureau wants to remind the community that resources are available. If you are in a life-threatening danger, call 911. Other resources include: Call to Safety, (888) 235-5333, https://calltosafety.org/
or Proyecto UNICA, a bilingual 24/7 crisis line, (503) 232-4448, https://www.projectunica.org/
For more information about DVRU and resources, visit: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/35679
PPB wants to caution victims that their internet activity may be monitored by an abusive person. Use caution when browsing these websites.
The Police Bureau continues to add podcasts monthly and episodes can be downloaded from all the popular podcast directories. The Bureau has released podcasts regarding the Sexual Assault Unit; demonstrations; hiring and recruiting; traffic; the Behavioral Health Unit; and interviews with the Precinct Commanders.
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