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August 21, 2008
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Grant funds domestic violence prevention

A grant from the Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation helps Douglas County administer its domestic violence prevention program.

Suzy Stockdale, the Smallwoods' niece who administers the family foundation, has partially funded the position of Connie Richardson, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office domestic violence intervention coordinator, for three years.

Last year, the district attorney's office established a special victims unit response team to provide additional assistance to victims of domestic violence and their families.

"I used to be assigned to all the domestic batteries, but with the creation of the task force and the grant, it gives me the …

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