Through our partnership with multiple community organizations and a committed staff focused on the needs of the domestic violence client, The Center for Violence Prevention advocates that every person has the right to a life free from violence.
Serving Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Issaquena, Madison, Rankin, Sharkey, Simpson, Warren and Yazoo Counties.
Bills target domestic violence Several bills pending in the Legislature would provide stronger punishment of domestic violence offenders while offering victims more protection and better coordination of money to help them. Four bills adopted by the Senate and two by the House have been sent for approval by the other chamber. Two of the Senate [...]
New Oversight for Domestic-Violence Funds? Several lawmakers have proposed bills that would establish an interpersonal-violence commission to monitor and distribute funds to domestic-violence shelters. #Sens. David Blount, D-Jackson, and Sean Tindell, R-Gulfport, have each introduced legislation that would give oversight of several federal and state anti-violence grants. Rep. Kimberly Campbell, D-Jackson, has a companion bill [...]
Report from Mississippi’s Domestic Violence Task Force per Senate Bill 2631 Click here Domestic Violence Task Force Report to open Report in a PDF Domestic Violence Task Force Report Page 1 In 1997, then State Auditor Phil Bryant conducted a Performance Audit on Domestic Violence with the following four objectives: * Review statewide policies related [...]