WSPD Chief Catrina Thompson Addresses Triad NOW Meeting

NATALIE PATTERSON On Tuesday, Feb. 6, Traid NOW, the local chapter for the National Organization for Women, hosted its monthly meeting at Parkway UCC, welcoming guest speaker Catrina Thompson, Chief of the Winston-Salem Police Department, and colleagues.  Chief Thompson, a 24-year veteran of the WSPD, presents herself as an advocate for domestic violence and mental […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Nicole Winks The month of October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Domestic Violence Awareness Month came from the Day of Unity which was originally celebrated and then it was extended to a week. In 1989, Congress passed legislation creating Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  During the month of October, activists against domestic violence use […]

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