Monthly Archives: March 2011


DV Commission’s Sue Parrott helps implement best practices in Protection Orders

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Cutting edge practices to ensure that victims have access to and safety throughout the order for protection process are being brought to Whatcom County. Sue Parrott, Program Supervisor for the Bellingham-Whatcom County Commission Against Domestic Violence (BWCCADV), traveled to Phoenix, … Continue reading

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Responding to DV fatalities in Whatcom County

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Did you know that half of the fatalities in Whatcom County in 2010 were domestic violence related?  These homicides took place in the communities of Bellingham, Everson, Maple Falls, and Sumas. Whatcom County has experienced an unusual spike in domestic … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Civil Order for Protection Conference

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We are pleased and proud to announce that the DV Commission will be hosting the nation’s first full day conference on civil orders for protection – Improving the Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order Process: Safety, Access, Issuance, Service, and Enforcement. … Continue reading

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new dv resources now online

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Our new website provides many new tools that will help people understand and prevent domestic violence in Whatcom County. Online assets and  meeting notes make it easy for you to find our latest offerings in addition to years of archived assets. … Continue reading

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