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Family Services Department
Family Violence Unit
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A Story of Secondary Prevention: The Call
The 911 call came in around 2 AM. The dispatch operator heard a frantic woman’s voice on the phone. Her voice sounded raspy as she speaking in a very timid voice. She said her boyfriend tried to strangle her.
A Story of Primary Prevention: The Fence
“There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence.