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Fayette Co. Sheriff’s Department Partners to Protect

Fayette Cares enhanced partnerships with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department by taking steps to implement the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP).  The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department hosted a LAP Train-the-Trainer co-facilitated by Fayette Cares LAP Coordinator Amy Johnson and Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy Instructor Teddy Murphy. Deputies partner with Fayette Cares to predict and prevent domestic violence, helping high-danger victims get lifesaving services, and working with judges and prosecutors to keep abusers off the streets.

Lethality Assessment Program (LAP)

Intimate Partner Homicides – Predictable and Preventable

After a terrible tragedy we often think, “If we could only predict the future we could save lives.” That’s exactly what your support of Fayette Cares is helping to do. Using an innovative approach to intimate partner homicide prevention, Fayette Cares will be working with law enforcement to initiate a Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). Studies […]

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Purple Purse Grant Helps Address Financial Abuse

The statistics are staggering.  Studies show 99% of all domestic violence situations include financial abuse, making it difficult for victims to break free and stay free.   To help breakdown this barrier to safety, Fayette Cares has collaborated with the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence and will receive a grant from the Allstate […]

2017 Fayette Cares DVAM Kickoff

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Kickoff

In a show of support for the work of Fayette Cares and a commitment to ending domestic violence, Fayette County officials gathered to recognize October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Fayette County General Sessions Court Judge Jim Gallagher hosted the Fayette Cares DVAM kickoff.   A moving speech was presented by Amy Johnson, domestic […]