SAFE calls for expansion of Family Violence Court

August 22, 2019
An illustration with a purple background, a courthouse in front of the backdrop, a gavel in front of the courthouse, and the profile of a female-identified person in the foreground

In 2018, there were 9,448 cases of family violence in Austin/Travis County. And this is just the tip of the iceberg. It’s time to expand our local Family Violence Court.

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SAFE statement: Domestic violence tied to Sutherland Springs shooting

November 6, 2017

Domestic violence is often a warning sign for mass shootings. Various forms of violence overlap and intersect rather than occur independently.

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