Several local agencies have announced a coordinated effort to respond to domestic violence in Amarillo.
In a statement released yesterday by the Amarillo Police Department, it was announced that the effort has been formed to decrease and eliminate domestic violence. Through the effort, the Texas Council on Family Violence has awarded $60,000 to Amarillo's Family Support Services to fund a coordinated community response.
Participating entities include: Amarillo Police Department, 47th District Attorney’s Office, Randall County District Attorney’s Office, Potter County Attorney’s Office, Randall County Sheriff’s Office, Potter County Sheriff’s Office, Family Support Services, Amarillo College Police Department, West Texas A&M University Police Department, Canyon Police Department, Amarillo City Attorney’s Office, Canyon City Attorney’s Office, Legal Aid of Northwest Texas, Child Protective Services, The Bridge Children’s Advocacy Center, and the Community Supervision and Corrections Department.
For more information, visit police.amarillo.gov.