Palm Beach County is one of 12 cities or counties in the nation that will receive a federal grant to devise ways to reduce the number of women killed in domestic disputes, Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Wednesday.
The county’s Office of Victim and Justice Services requested $200,000 to study its methods of identifying women who are most vulnerable and how it monitors high-risk offenders. Armed with data, it hopes to then develop programs to curb fatal domestic assaults.
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