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Education

We educate at-risk victims as to the risk and danger of their particular situation by providing evidence based risk assessment.

Empowerment

We empower victims to take charge of and actively participate in their continuing safety by providing robust safety planning and teaching advanced safety strategies.

Protection

We provide high threat Victim-Witness Protective Services and do so with a perfect safety record.

Who We Are

PROTECTION FROM ABUSE Security Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organized to provide education, guidance, and victim-witness protective services to victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, child abuse, and victim-witnesses of violent crime. Collaborating with Law Enforcement, Victim-Witness Advocates, Federal and State Prosecutors, Houses of Worship, and other community stakeholders, PROTECTION FROM ABUSE educates and protects our most vulnerable.

How Can You Help?

Donations & Gifts

We love donations! But there are more ways to help than to simply send money. Participate in our Amazon Smile program. You shop and a small percentage of your purchase price will be sent to us as a charitable donation. So get shopping!

Spread the Word

Visit our Blog and share the articles. The more we spread our message, the more people we can help. Share our social media posts and invite your friends to like us as well.

Participate

Are you passionate about helping others in need? We’re always looking for volunteers. Contact us now to learn “How You Can Help.” We have opportunities available for talented and passionate volunteers.

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OUR BLOG

“Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?”

As the Founder & CEO of an organization that provides services to at-risk victims of domestic violence, one of my biggest challenges winning supporters to our cause is the often reflexive reaction from many among us who simply wonder “why doesn’t she just leave?”

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43rd NOVA Annual Training Event

On August 14, 2017, Founder and CEO Steven Dana represented PROTECTION FROM ABUSE at the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) 2017 Annual Training Event in San Diego, CA.

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Domestic Violence & Stalking, Part II – A Potentially Deadly Combination

“I had to have my neighbors come sit in my living room just so I could take a shower. I had to change every bank account, utility account, every password, get two restraining orders, warn my coworkers, friends, and family.” – Jean, a former intimate partner stalking victim and domestic abuse survivor.

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Domestic Violence & Stalking – A Potentially Deadly Combination

According to statistics, approximately 1 in 6 women, and 1 in 19 men, will experience stalking in their lifetime. Roughly two-thirds of female stalking victims are targeted by a current or former intimate partner. But what exactly constitutes the crime of stalking?

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Defending Bill Cosby – The Victim Blame Game

Like many of us, I was once a fan of Bill Cosby, and particularly The Cosby Show while it aired. The Cosby Show promoted wholesome family values. The show, and Mr. Cosby himself, did not shy away from confronting difficult social issues of the time.

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Should You Intervene If You Witness Domestic Violence? Yes, and No

The risks are clear. Direct intervention in a domestic violence incident can be dangerous, and should rarely ever be undertaken alone, or by non-professionals.

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Volunteerism In Close Protection

I recently had the pleasure to address the attendees of the 2016 Close Protection Conference in Las Vegas. The conference was organized and hosted by the International Protective Security Board (IPSB). Founding member Charles “Chuck” Randolph graciously invited me to speak at the conference, and lead a discussion about “Volunteerism in Close Protection.”

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