City of Largo, Florida

City of Largo, Florida
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Domestic Violence Specialist

Domestic Violence Specialist

  • Phone:
    727-586-7481

Largo Police Department's Domestic Violence Specialist is dedicated to providing ongoing counseling and support to victims of domestic violence in Largo. This specialist joins officers on domestic violence calls to provide immediate information to victims and to assist officers in managing difficult situations.

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Largo's Domestic Violence Specialist can provide victims with safety planning tips, referrals to local social service agencies and shelters, information about the criminal justice system, assistance in filing injunctions for protection (restraining orders), arranging for transportation, 911 cell phones (if necessary) and court advocacy.

If you have been a victim of domestic violence, please call us today. Largo Police Department is here to help. Call today at 727-586-7481 or send an e-mail to domesticviolence@largo.com. If you believe you may be in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.

Domestic Violence Facts

Stalking Awareness - Did you know:

  1. Research shows that individuals who stalk their partners are four times more likely to physically assault their partners than non-stalkers?

  2. That they are six times more likely to sexually assault their partners?

  3. That 54% of victims reported stalking to the police prior to being killed by their stalker?

  4. That only 40% of stalking victims report to the police?

Remember that stalking is a course of conduct. It is characterized by repeated, willful, and malicious behavior. Stalkers use a variety of means to accomplish their goal: direct contact, indirect contact, Facebook, email, texting, drive bys, etc.

For More Information On Stalking

2015 Fatality Review Team Annual Report

 

2013 Fatality Review Report


This report is dedicated to Pinellas County's domestic violence homicide victims, near fatality survivors, and their families.

If you have any questions about the report, please call Frieda Widera at (727) 586-7481.

 

Faces of FatalityFaces of Fatality 2014

Report of the Attorney General’s
Statewide Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team

 

FL Domestic Violence Hotline            1-800-500-1119               www.fcadv.org

The Haven of RCS (Clearwater)         727-442-4128                  www.rscpinellas.org/haven

CASA (St Petersburg)                       727-895-4912                  www.casa-stpete.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline    1-800-799-7233                1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence                            www.ncadv.org

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender                     www.rainbowdomesticviolence.itgo.com                                                                    

Dating Violence                                                                   www.loveisrespect.org

                                                                                        www.loveisnotabuse.com

Together We Can End Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault         www.nomore.org

 

Please click on the brochures below for more information

Danger     Loves Me Not    What is your Plan   Elderly Domestic Violence     Words

     Danger                 Loves Me Not        What is Your Plan?        Elderly                 Say This, Not That

 

Loved to Death                LGBT Initmate Partner Violence

Being Loved to Death     LGBT Intimate Partner

 

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this service, please contact Frieda Widera.