NEWS RELEASE: Domestic Violence Awareness Event
The Marshall Police Department will be teaming up with the Women's Center of East Texas on October 27 to raise awareness about domestic violence. On September 28, Marshall City Commission Chairman Larry Hurta presented a proclamation to Women’s Center of East Texas Rural Outreach Advocate Denver Thomas, declaring the month of October as “National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.”
On Friday, October 27 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., officers with the Marshall Police Department and representatives of the Women’s Center of East Texas will be in the Walmart parking lot in Marshall tying purple ribbons onto vehicles. The gesture is to bring awareness about domestic violence, a growing problem across the country.
The public, as well as media personnel, are invited to join us at the event and get a purple ribbon to show support for putting an end to domestic violence. The hotline for the Women's Center of East Texas is 1 (800) 441-5555.
Public Information Officer
Marshall Police Department