By the end of the year, all Prince George’s County patrol officers and municipal law enforcement agencies will be equipped to better handle domestic violence incidents and provide immediate assistance to victims thanks to a state-led program that awarded Prince George’s County a $217,650 grant.
The Lethality Assessment Program provides a checklist for officers to know what to ask, as well as information that officers can give to victims to put them in contact with domestic violence programs and centers, which in Prince George’s is the Family Crisis Center, a Brentwood-based crisis center that aids domestic violence victims and provides them with shelter.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (D) announced the county’s adoption of the program at a news conference in Hyattsville on Tuesday.
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