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#1 lucy106

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    Posted 19 March 2008 - 11:19 AM

    So me and two other girls (one other officer and one social worker) have been working for 2 + years to try to get a Domestic Violence Unit in our town (we respond to over 1200 domestic related calls for service a year). This unit is made to serve our residents who are victims of domestic violence more effectively and efficently. The unit also includes more officer education, offender accounability, and public education about domestic violence. Well for years we had been shot down!! Great news.... we just had a meeting last night with one of our council members who told us it is slated for the 2009 budget!!!! We are so frickin' excited. He asked we come up with an estimated budget to give the council but it looks like it is a go!! After so much frustration our passion is finally becoming a reality. We finally get to help victims how they should be helped!! Ok I am done now, thank you all for listening but I am too excited to keep it in!


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    Posted 19 March 2008 - 11:21 AM

    Thats great! Very good news.

    #3 Kat81

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      Posted 19 March 2008 - 11:25 AM

      How exciting!!! All that hard work paid off and so many people will be helped by you!! Congrats.

      #4 KarmaB

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        Posted 19 March 2008 - 11:26 AM

        That is such great news Lucy!! What a great cause to be involved with!! You should be very proud!

        #5 JennyK

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          Posted 19 March 2008 - 11:31 AM

          Thats great! You really are making a difference in your community. Good for you :):)

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            Posted 19 March 2008 - 11:38 AM

            Oh how wonderful! Congratulations! It is so nice when you see all of your hard work paying off. You're gonig to help so many people.

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              Posted 19 March 2008 - 12:22 PM

              That is great news! Congrats!!

              #8 ErinB


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                Posted 19 March 2008 - 12:56 PM

                That is wonderful! I'm thrilled that you were able to get together such a great department! Though it does make me sad that these departments are needed...

                #9 Jenn3878

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                  Posted 19 March 2008 - 07:37 PM

                  Great news! Congrats! Good luck!

                  #10 Gretchen

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                    Posted 20 March 2008 - 12:08 PM

                    Awesome! What an asset you are - to your department and your entire community! Great job! It paid off the keep at it for so long!
                    Gretchen "GiGi"

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