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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.

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April 2014 Issue

Page 1 – Lisa Root: Life in prison for Thanksgiving Day Killer; National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Calendar of Events: Jay Howell: Stand your ground or unjustifiable force?

Page 2 – Ann Dugger:  We’ve come a long way; Inspirational Thought

Page 3 – Protect and Serve

Page 4 – Masthead; Shoot for Justice 

Page 5 – Mayor Alvin Brown: Commemorating 30 years of victims’ rights; On the Lighter Side
Page 6 – Pam Bondi: Senate unanimously passes the Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act; Time Capsule photos

Page 7 – Howell—cont.; Angela Corey—Overcharge…is it possible?

Page 8 – Hats Off: Lee Cody

Page 9 – Family Support Services: Missing Children

Page 10 – Unsolved Murders

Page 11 – Missing Persons

Page 12 – Pray Jacksonville!

Page 13 – JSO Most Wanted; We Need Your Help: Unsolved Murders: Bobby Chattic and Brandon Gentry

Page 14 – Letter to the Editor; 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

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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




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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


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