MADISON, NC – Sheriff Sam Page, law enforcement officers and advocates from across Rockingham County attended a Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil Saturday evening at First Baptist Church in Madison, North Carolina.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month with the purpose to mourn victims, celebrate survivors, and network for change. This national event takes place each year during the month of October to connect victims, advocates and first responders working to end domestic violence.
Attendees of the vigil came to support those that have experienced domestic violence firsthand or lost a loved one to it.
The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind you that if you or a loved one are currently experiencing domestic violence, please know that there are many resources available for victims. Resources like national hotlines, support groups, and contacting your local law enforcement can help you or your loved one get out of a dangerous situation and provide ongoing support while you heal.