Thursday, April 30, 2009

The value of the Victim Witness Program

A survivor, not a victim
...Ultimately, Brannon-Stanley credits the District Attorney's Victim Witness program for getting her through this time -- from finding her a new home to providing support during the court proceedings.

Detective Ron Harpham and Deputy District Attorney Ben McLaughlin were critical in ensuring justice was carried out, she said. It's her own resilience that keeps her going.

”I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor,” she said....

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Of course, the love fest between pvg and the VW program is well known.

Anonymous said...

Hear about the candlelight vigil tonight in old town...maybe a few folks with longer memories should show up and teach Gags a thing or two...

Anonymous said...

Four years and four months was the plea bargain gags offered for this heinous crime. Just give the guy a wash PVG. Move him through the system. He will be out shortly if not already out.

My deepest and most sincere apologies to the victim in this case for all she has gone through. My roast to the DA (not the deputy da) for getting rid of the county's domestic violence program. Seems he thought it best to wean us off that program.

Anonymous said...

Dear Mr. Lovelace: try listening to Hilde about how the DA has decimated the victim witness program.