WATCH in the news
Read WATCH executive director Marna Anderson's September 16th letter to the editor on obstacles facing battered women living in poverty.
WATCH honors probation officer Jahmal Mattson for outstanding work to prevent domestic violence at May 18th GoldWATCH event.
Fox News coverage of WATCH report: Promoting victim safety and offender accountability: Improving the response to misdemeanor domestic violence. April 5, 2011
MPR coverage of WATCH report showing disparities between suburban courts and Minneapolis court. April 6, 2011
Read a Minneapolis Star Tribune article on WATCH's study April 6, 2011
Read MinnPost coverage of suburban court disparities.
WATCH in the News
First order of business: enforce existing federal gun laws MinnPost February 4, 2011
WATCH signature red clipboards a courtesy, not a threat Minnesota Public Radio, October 26, 2010
Check out VoiceAmerica for the podcast of Marna and Dawn talking about WATCH on the Crime Prevention 101 Talk Radio Show!
Cut the Human-Trafficking Demand by Enforcing the Laws Minneapolis Star Tribune June 18, 2010
WATCH in the News
Marital Spat with a Weapon? Minnesota Women's Press March 2010
Should Judges Make Jokes? Minnesota Law and Politics January 19, 2010
WATCHing out for Judicial Independence? Minnesota Lawyer January 4, 2010
WATCH and others call for judge's resignation
Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards recommends public reprimands for Fourth Judicial District Judge Aldrich.
Read the Minneapolis Star Tribune article
See the Channel 9 News coverage
"NICE GUYS" busted: These alleged johns are pretty run-of-the-mill. Mpls Star Tribune June 9, 2009
In abuse cases, justice should first be served for the abused. Mpls Star Tribune June 6,, 2009
Rihanna, Chris Brown incident spotlights domestic violence, especially strangulation Chicago Tribune March 10, 2009
Caring eyes focus on domestic violence court Chicago Tribune Feb 4, 2009
WATCH still quietly looking over court's shoulder Mpls Star Tribune Sep 30, 2008
2007 The Impact of Minnesota's Felony Strangulation Law
Executive Summary (PDF 43KB)
Twin Cities News Release (PDF 16KB)
Statewide News Release (PDF 16KB)
About WATCH’s Strangulation Study (PDF 49KB)
2006 Victim Impact Study
Executive Summary (PDF 22KB)
News Release (PDF 19KB)
About WATCH's Victim Impact Statement Study (PDF 36KB)
Do Victim Impact Statements Matter? (PDF 28KB)
Victim Impact Study Quotes (PDF 14KB)