Featured Highlights

Community Spotlight: Lafourche Parish, LA

Lafourche Parish, located at the southern end of Louisiana, has about 100,000 residents, a robust agricultural and oil…

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Community Spotlight: State of Washington

Since 2014, Washington state law has required individuals served with domestic violence protection orders to give their…

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Community Spotlight: Pueblo, CO

In Pueblo, Colorado, Judge Victor Reyes of the 10th Judicial District* realized that the current process of firearm removal…

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Community Strategies

Building a comprehensive plan to prevent domestic violence-related firearm homicides

About Safer Families, Safer Communities

Safer Families, Safer Communities, a project of the new National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center, supports comprehensive implementation and enforcement of domestic violence firearm prohibitions at all levels of government. Launched in 2016, the Safer Families, Safer Communities website is the first website wholly dedicated to addressing the intersection of domestic violence and firearms. By providing information, as well as community-based strategies and examples, this project seeks to prevent domestic violence-related homicide in our families and communities.

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Please contact the National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center for more information, or for technical assistance or training in this area. Please let us know if you want to join our mailing list to be informed of updates to our resource offerings for legal system professionals.

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