This compelling story of teen dating violence is hosted by a passionately committed veteran team leader of a district attorney's Family Crimes Division.
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The yelling, the threatening text messages, the hitting went on for months. "He slammed me on the ground and was like get in the car," Harris said.
"He snatched the phone, and he started hitting me." Harris lived to tell her story, but 15-year-old Danielle Locklear died after her ex-boyfriend, Je'Michael Malloy, strangled her and tied weights to her body before dumping her in water.
It can occur in person or electronically, and also includes stalking. Teens face many multifaceted personal and social issues ranging from everything including academic pressure to their social advancement online and in their communities."This contest draws attention to teen dating violence and will hopefully spur conversations in high schools across the state that violence is never OK." The video was not part of a class project but done outside of school, according to Jean Malek, Lake Zurich Unit District 95 spokeswoman.The contest was to produce a 30-second spot that could be used as a public service announcement. Among signs of an abusive relationship are control, violence, anger, disrespect, obsession and jealousy viewers are told.All of the galleries displayed on our site are hosted by websites that are not under our control.The linked galleries are automatically added into our site.