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Intersection

Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelters Keep Victims and Their Pets Together As They Escape Abuse


Pet-friendly domestic violence shelters are becoming an increasingly popular way to allow victims to keep their pets as they flee their abusers. Michelle Sperzel, CEO of Harbor House of Central Florida, joins Intersection to discuss the link between domestic violence and animal cruelty, as well as the importance of keeping victims and their pets together.
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Intersection: Combating Domestic Violence; Summer At The ER; Zoya Zafar


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/072718_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSResponding to a domestic violence call is the most dangerous call a law enforcement officer can get. This was highlighted by an incident last month in Orlando that ended with the death of four children and the perpetrator, and left a police officer critically injured. On this episode of Intersection, 90.7’s Brendan Byrne takes a closer look at domestic violence calls and the dangers they pose to law enforcement officers. And we talk to agent Cyndi Young with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office about how her office is training first responders …
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Intersection

Intersection: Law Enforcement and Domestic Violence Calls


The most dangerous call a law enforcement officer can get is a domestic violence call. What dangers do officers face when responding to a domestic violence call? Joining us is Agent Cyndi Young with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office to talk about what they’ve been doing to identify domestic violence cases early and stop the perpetrators.
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