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Rally for domestic violence awareness month Oct. 5 at Regional Justice Center

PD BadgeA regional law enforcement rally for domestic violence awareness month is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5 at 12:00 p.m. at the Maleng Regional Justice Center located at 401 Fourth Avenue North in Kent. The event, sponsored by the Auburn Domestic Violence Task Force, will join law enforcement, domestic violence advocates, treatment providers, survivors and citizens, to rally against domestic violence.

Police officers from King County Sheriff’s Office, Auburn, Kent, Federal Way and other South King agencies will gather along with the King County Prosecutor's Office and municipal prosecutor’s offices . The rally will move from the outside steps to the third floor rotunda in the event of inclement weather.

State Senator Tracy Eide as well as local law enforcement officials will be on hand at the rally.
Speakers will address the efforts of law enforcement, legislators and community response to the growing problem of human trafficking and its proliferation through domestic violence.

A line of patrol cars from several South King County agencies will be parked on the large sidewalk in front of the entrance. Their attending officers will be present and ready to display the purple ribbon in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 

At the rally, the KCPAO DV Unit will present the 15th annual Norm Maleng Law Enforcement Award to two outstanding officers in recognition of their efforts to combat domestic violence.