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Video 1: Stalking Victim on Her 8-Year Stalking Case, and Tips: "Thank God I’m Here" | Megyn Kelly TODAY
Description: Kathleen Baty was the victim of an 8-year stalking ordeal—beginning when she was a college student in the 1990s and culminating in a terrifying home invasion. Despite filing police reports, Baty was told there was nothing that could be done until he touched her. Luckily, when her stalker broke into her home and held a weapon on her, she was able to signal to her mother on the phone that he was there without him noticing. Since then Baty, who calls herself “The Safety Chick,” has been crucial in helping.
Video 2: New Methods Used in Child Abuse Investigations
Description: Specially trained teams are looking at new ways to investigate child abuse cases in Nebraska.
Video 3: Protection Orders: How to File for a Protection Order in Pennsylvania
Description: This video, created by the PA Courts, explains how to file a protection order in Pennsylvania.
Web Link 1: About CAPTA: A Legislative History
Description: This factsheet summarizes the legislative history and purpose of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), the key Federal legislation addressing child abuse and neglect. CAPTA was originally enacted in P.L. 93-247 and was most recently amended on January 7, 2019, by the Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2018 (P.L. 115-424). CAPTA provides Federal funding to States in support of prevention, assessment, investigation, prosecution, and treatment activities and also provides grants to public agencies and nonprofit organizations, including Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, for demonstration programs and projects.