Text Alerts Critical For Domestic Violence Victims

Protection Order Registry Now Searchable

May 19, 2011

Upgrades to Indiana’s Protection Order Registry will allow victims to be notified via text, email or fax when a protective order or no contact order has been granted, served or terminated, 6News’ Julie Pursley reported…

…The Protection Order Registry is also now searchable online. Victims or those who want to check out a person’s background can enter the person’s name and search the statewide database…

…The names of those who filed the protective orders are not included in the database in an effort to protect the victims…

…All of the upgrades were paid for by federal grants.

Read more at theINDYchannel.