FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 08, 2015
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Office of Public Affairs (609) 882-2000
Capt. Stephen Jones - ext. 6513
Lt. Brian Polite - ext. 6514
SFC Gregory Williams - ext. 6515
Sgt. Jeff Flynn - ext. 6516
Tpr.II Alina Spies - ext. 6531
West Trenton, N.J. – The New Jersey State Police and partnering domestic violence advocacy groups are seeking volunteers for Domestic Violence Response Teams (DVRT) in Salem County.
Volunteer advocates work in conjunction with police, county prosecutor’s offices, and private organizations to provide support, information, referrals, and a safety plan to victims of domestic violence.
Volunteers must attend a free, 40-hour training course, possess a valid driver’s license, be willing to serve on an on-call shift basis, and submit to background investigations and fingerprinting. Applications are currently being accepted and must be returned by October 1, 2015. The training is scheduled to start on Saturday, October 10, 2015.
For further information contact the New Jersey State Police Victim Services Unit at (609) 882-2000 ext. 2375 or contact Volunteer Services Advocates, Brenda or Michele, of Salem County Women’s Services at (856) 935-6655.
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