CAPE GIRARDEAU (WSIL) — October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and the Cape Girardeau Police Department is honoring survivors. 

The department has a slew of purple flags placed out front of their building. Each flag represents a client served by the Safe House of Southeast Missouri last year, a total of 475.

The Jackson Police Department also has two purple banners honoring the month.

If you or someone you know needs help, reach out by contacting the Safe House of Southeast Missouri (our local emergency shelter) at 1-800-341-1830, or by contacting the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE.

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