Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office held Day of Remembrance for Domestic Violence Victims, Survivors

Sabine Parish Sheriff Aaron Mitchell and staff along with Project Celebration, Inc held a Day of Remembrance on Oct. 15 for survivors and those who lost their lives as a result of domestic violence. Everyone took turns reading the first name and age of 50 victims who died of domestic violence in Louisiana within the last year. 50 candles were also lit in remembrance of these victims. Sheriff Mitchell gave statistics of domestic violence in Sabine Parish over the last few years. Mitzi Harris, Executive Director of PCI, also stated how important it is for the Sheriff’s Office, PCI and the District Attorney’s Office to work together to investigate cases, assist victims and prosecute offenders of domestic violence. A lunch was provided for everyone by PCI.

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