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Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 12:38 PM EDT

DASH Provides Services For Domestic Violence Survivors

DASH Provides Services For Domestic Violence Survivors

For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, News4's Erika Gonzalez talks to Koube Ngaaje, the executive director of the District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH). DASH provides services for survivors of domestic...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 12:42 PM EDT

Amber's Law Helps Track Domestic Violence Offenders

Amber's Law Helps Track Domestic Violence Offenders

NBC4's Pat Lawson Muse talks to Denise C. McCain, director of the Family Justice Center, about Amber's Law, which requires some domestic violence abusers to wear electronic monitoring. The law went into...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 10:11 AM EDT

Ex-Wife of DC Sniper Works to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse

Ex-Wife of DC Sniper Works to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse

Fifteen years after her ex-husband and his teenage accomplice gunned down 10 people in Maryland and Virginia, one local woman is making sure victims of domestic violence and abuse have the tools and resources...

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 12:05 AM EDT

How to Flee Domestic Violence: Have a Plan, Experts Say

How to Flee Domestic Violence: Have a Plan, Experts Say

If you are ready to leave an abusive partner, you need a specific, detailed "safety plan," Chandra Robinson of the D.C. domestic violence shelter My Sister's Place and other experts say.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 07:24 PM EDT

Domestic Violence Victims Seek Changes to Law

Domestic Violence Victims Seek Changes to Law

There are more murder cases caused by domestic violence in Prince George's County than in other parts of of Maryland. Wednesday, lawmakers including Rep. Anthony Brown, abuse survivors and advocates met to talk...

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Safe at Home is NBC4’s effort to raise awareness about the problem of domestic violence and the solutions being worked on in the D.C. area. We’re breaking the silence to help those in need find hope and a way out.

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