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Victims Advocate  

The Victims’ Advocate will introduce victims whose lives have been affected by crime and those who work with the Justice Coalition to help these innocent victims of violent crimes.

View this month's Victims' Advocate in PDF form using the free Acrobat Reader . If you do not have Acrobat Reader download the latest version by clicking the icon.

July 2014 Issue

Page 1Lisa Root: From tragedy to triumph: New laws protect our families; Jay Howell: New laws protect human trafficking victims; Angela Corey: Understanding Juvenile Drug Court

Page 2 Ann Dugger: Look for the silver lining; Inspirational Thought

Page 3 Protect and Serve

Page 4 Howell: Trafficking—cont.; Message from Sheriff John Rutherford

Page 5 Celebrating Independence; Gov. Scott issues proclamation for Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Family Support Services: Missing Children

Page 6 Lisa Root: Justice—cont.; Unsolved Murders

Page 7Mayor Alvin Brown: New Summer Initiative prevent Youth Crime & Victimization

Page 8 Hats Off!: Beverly McClain

Page 9 Lisa Root: Justice—cont.

Page 10We Need Your Help; Unsolved Murders

Page 11 JSO Wanted; We Need Your Help: Missing

Page 12 Rutherford—cont.: Pray Jacksonville

Page 13 Missing Persons

Page 14 Shame, Shame, Shame; BUSTED

Page 15 Baker/Bradford/Clay/Nassau/St. Johns: Most Wanted; POPs; Where you can find the Victims' Advocate

Page 16 Special Thanks

Victims Advocate Archives
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Executive Director:
Lisa Root
Victim Advocate:
Lysa Telzer

The Victims Advocate can be picked up for FREE
at the following locations:

Office Depot Sonny's BBQ Firehouse Subs Jacksonville Landing
  • Jacksonville Public Libraries
  • Famous Amos Restaurants
  • Larry’s Giant Subs
  • Participating Gate Food Post
  • Wal-Mart (select locations)
  • McDonald Restaurants
  • Most major downtown buildings, which includes the Courthouse, City Hall (old and new), and the Police Memorial Building
Green Cove Springs:
  • Clay County Sheriff's Office
  • Clay County Admin Bldg.
  • Quigley House
  • Green Cove City Hall
  • Harvey's Grocery
Q & A
How To Help

The Justice Coalition is a non-partisan, non-profit organization serving innocent victims of violent crime on Florida’s First Coast

The Justice Coalition
1935 S. Lane Ave., Ste. 1, Jacksonville, FL 32210 / 904-783-6312