Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office awarded STOP Violence Against Women funding to add new prosecutor

Feb 27, 2020 | WLNS 6 News

Lansing, Mich. (WLNS) — The Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office has been awarded a STOP Violence Against Women (Service, Training, Officers, and Prosecutors) grant by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

The grant is worth $79,961 grant and will create an assistant prosecutor position that focuses solely on intimate partner violence in a victim-centered, offender-focused manner, using a trauma-informed approach.

The grant project will build on a partnership with the Lansing Police Department (LPD) and End Violent Encounters (EVE) and will work closely with the newly-created Domestic Violence Court in Lansing 54-A District Court over which Judge Cynthia Ward presides.

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