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SANFORD – The Sanford Police Department ended Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October with a candlelight vigil.
The event, coordinated by Officer Kate Walsh, was attended by members of the Sanford Police Department, Seminole County Sherriff’s Office, State Attorney’s Office, Safe House and citizens from local and neighboring communities.
“He said he just wanted a hug," she recalled. "It’s all he wanted … a final goodbye. All he wanted was closure and I basically, you know, walked outside to my murder.”
Dohmeher’s story has been featured on “Good Morning America,” “48 Hours,” and in the “National Enquirer.”
Please report domestic violence to your local law enforcement agency or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE).
Seminole County offers a variety of options for safe, easy and free disposal of your used sharps.
The Seminole County Resource Directory is a comprehensive listing of local, state and national resources available to Seminole County families. Please feel free to copy and distribute this publication as needed.
Thank you and remember, “Primary prevention interrupts the cycle of violence.”
Get help before you potentially take it out on your kids! Call 2-1-1. The United Way of Central Florida’s free, 24-hour information and referral helpline. It is staffed by caring, highly trained, multilingual operators, who can link you with assistance from more than 2,000 local health and human service programs.
The Seminole Prevention Coalition and The Seminole County Child Abuse Prevention Task Force want you to know that help is there, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Before that stress reaches a boiling point:
Call 211 (trained professionals are there to help and callers can be anonymous).
Text your zip code to 898-211.
Chat by logging on to www.HFUW.org and clicking the link for 2-1-1, or click the logo, right.
For additional websites to help with stress management, click here.