Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Better Way Domestic Violence Shelter and Outreach

A Better Way Domestic Violence Shelter and Outreach held a candlelight vigil Friday night outside Victorville City Hall to mourn, honor and remember those who lost their lives to domestic violence.

The annual event is always held during October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Chief Assistant District Attorney Michael Fermin spoke at the event on behalf of the District Attorney's Office.

Other events related to Domestic Violence Awareness Month have also taken place across the county. Last week, Desert Sanctuary held an Open House and members of the District Attorney's Office were in attendance.

On Friday October 7th the “Roar Against Domestic Violence” Motorcycle Ride was held by the 29 Palms MCCS (Marine Base). San Bernardino County District Attorney Joshua Tree Office assisted in the event by manning a “stop” at the Morongo Basin Courthouse. Victim Advocate Iris Robertson, Sr. Investigator Kevin Ford, Investigative Tech Bianca Ralston, CHP and San Bernardino County Sheriff Department personnel participated in the event. 

Sheriff Service Specialist Robert Anderson explained to the Marines what happens when a suspect is arrested and booked into jail. 

Victim Advocate Iris Robertson provided information on services offered to victims as well as explaining court procedures. 

Sheriff Deputy Jimmy Delgado shared employment possibilities with the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department.

Victim Advocate Iris Robertson and Sr. Investigator Kevin Ford

Deputy Delgado and Victim Advocate Iris Robertson speaking to the Marines

Group photo Marines and support personnel (including DA and Sheriff)

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