June 2010

Helping Domestic Violence Victims Find Shelter

Posted on: Thursday, June 17, 2010

Keywords: Queens domestic violence, domestic violence death, Safe Horizon shelters

Queens Village, NY - Isaiah Smith, 48, of Queens Village, allegedly beat his live-in girlfriend to death, while his two children watched in horror. On June 8 at approximately 9:54 p.m. police from the 105th Precinct responded to a call...

Joining Senator Schumer to Further Restrict Sex Offenders' Access to Children

Posted on: Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Keywords: child abuse, sex offenders, sex offender laws

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- When parents drop their kids off at a karate school, piano lesson or birthday party, the last thing they're thinking is that their child could be molested by a sex offender.But a gaping loophole in federal...

Champion 2010 Awards Covered by Style 1 Media

Posted on: Thursday, June 3, 2010

Keywords: Champion 2010 Awards, Safe Horizon, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Verizon

More than 450 supporters at the Safe Horizon 15th Annual Champion Awards Gala at Gotham Hall fell silent as Diana, a survivor of human trafficking, spoke from the podium. With great feeling she recounted the...

Safe Horizon Supports Governor Paterson's Effort to Expand DNA Testing

Posted on: Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Michael Polenberg, VP of Government Affairs and co-chair, Downstate Coalition for Crime Victims, delivered prepared remarks at NY State Governor Paterson's press conference this morning. Governor Paterson convened a press conference to announce that he is...

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