Prosecutors Against Gun Violence Domestic Violence Summit

Members of Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV), a diverse coalition of prosecutors from across the country, held a summit focusing on the connection between incidents of domestic violence and gun violence on Thursday, October 29, 2015 and Friday, October 30, 2015.

Co-chairs of the event were Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr., and host Multnomah County Oregon District Attorney Rod Underhill. Also participating in the summit were US Attorney Bill Williams, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, and Oregon Chief District Judge Ann Aiken.

Discussions included topics related to firearm recovery from domestic violence offenders, current processes in place to ensure gun dispossession, and impacts of gun violence on domestic violence survivors.