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Violence Against Women Act Basic Facts

Known as the STOP Violence Against Women Formula and Discretionary Grant Program Intent of the Act was the reduction of violence against women. Problems identified by DOJ which led to this program: Tremendous number of incidents of violent crimes against women, many of which are often hidden and under-reported. Only recently has society begun to […]

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Violence Against Women Act Implementation Committee

In 1995 Former Governor Thomas R. Carper, through Executive Order No. 29, established the VAWA Implementation Committee. The purpose of creating such a committee is “to ensure the appropriate use of federal funds received under the Violence Against Women Act.” In February 2001, Governor Ruth Ann Minner issued Executive Order No. 11 to maintain the […]

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VAWA Law Enforcment Training Reimbursement Program

VAWA Law Enforcement Officers’ Training Reimbursement Program The Criminal Justice Council is pleased to announce a new initiative to support Law Enforcement Officers’ training on topics and issues related to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking and other violent crimes against women. This trial program is supported with funding from the “STOP Violence Against […]

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