Do yourself a favor...Be Crime Smart.
Getting educated and taking a few basic steps may well keep you from becoming a victim of crime and fraud—and save you a great deal of time and trouble. You can also help us protect your families and communities by reporting suspicious activities and helping find wanted fugitives and missing kids.
Getting Help for Domestic Violence
If you feel threatened or in danger from the person you live with, you are not alone.
Domestic Violence is against the law. You can get help. First, plan ahead and be prepared to leave. Find a safe place to go for at least one night, such as a friend's home or a shelter for abused women. The, plan how you will leave.
- National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-799-SAFE
- National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1-800-656-HOPE
- Online Resources (Mass.gov) - for more information on how to recognize domestic violence and sexual abuse.