STOP (Services, Training, Officers, and Prosecutors) is a program that promotes a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach to improving the criminal justice systems response to violent crimes against women. It encourages the development and strengthening of effective law enforcement, prosecution strategies, and victim services to address violent crimes against women.
As part of a collaborative agreement between the City of Detroit Police Department (DPD) – 2nd and 4th Precincts, and the Wayne County Prosecutors’ Office, a YWCA victim advocates is located in each precinct to provide assistance with personal protection orders PPO) and court issues.
Victim advocates provide assistance with PPO filings, court accompaniment, safety planning options, efforts to hold perpetrators accountable for their crimes, increase survivor’s understanding and knowledge of the criminal justice system, provide victim advocacy, outreach and supportive services, improve efforts to elevate victim/survivor confidence and to ensure victims/survivors that the community cares.
For more information or assistance with PPO’s or court issues,
Please call the 2nd Precinct at (313) 596-5296, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. M,W,F (days may alternate) or
the 4th Precinct at (313) 596-5354, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday..