Bossier Sheriff’s Office Participates in BPCC Event

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April 17, 2024 by Ryan Hadden

Detective Kelly Downey participated in the annual “Take Back The Night” event at Bossier Parish Community College on Tuesday. Also in attendance also were representatives from The Family Justice Center, Bossier City Police Department, Project Celebration, and Gingerbread House Child Advocacy Center, all of whom are partners with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office daily task to help ensure safety and services for victims.
The Family Justice Center was established in 2016, the Bossier Sheriff’s Office and Bossier City Police Department each have representatives located in the facility dedicated to victims of intimate partner violence and sexual assault.
A “Safety Walk” around the campus’s perimeter also took place, followed by a keynote speaker on the topic of Dating/Domestic Violence.
Take Back The Night is a foundation to end sexual violence in all forms, including sexual assault, sexual abuse, trafficking, stalking, gender harassment, and relationship violence, and to support survivors in their healing journeys. Take Back The Night Events unite people from every background, belief, and culture around the world to take a visible and vocal stand.