October is the month to address domestic violence
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Sitka Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt and Elisabeth Schafer, a paralegal with the District Attorney’s office, discuss the meaning of the flags on Sitka’s courthouse lawn this week. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Both Schmitt and Schafer are on Sitka’s Domestic Violence Task Force.
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