In this episode of the 18Forty Podcast, we talk to ADA Aharon Schrieber about what actually happens when you call the police to report a domestic violence or abuse crime.
Due to the sensitive nature of this conversation, at times, this episode does contain mature language and listener discretion is advised.
Aharon is an assistant district attorney in the Bronx County Domestic Violence Bureau where he prosecutes domestic violence cases. Aharon shares the ins and outs of what actually happens once a crime is reported and how the case gets handled from a law enforcement perspective.
- How does one practically go about reporting a crime to the police?
- What can we do to understand and prevent abuse better in our communities?
- What messages does Aharon hope to hear more from our community when abuse occurs?
Tune in to hear a conversation about abuse, safety, and how we can do better as a community.
Interview begins at 17:12.
Aharon Schrieber is an Assistant District Attorney (ADA) in the Domestic Violence Bureau of the Bronx County District Attorney's Office, where he prosecutes domestic violence offenses and crimes between intimate partners. Aharon is a graduate of NYU School of Law, and is proud to be on the path that he is on, and to have been rejected from many educational institutions and employment opportunities. Tweets @baronaharon, mostly about Star Wars. Aharon joins us to walk us through the specifics of what happens when the police are brought into an abuse case.
If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, please get help.
If you are in immediate danger or need emergency assistance, call 911.
- Shalom Task Force Hotline: 718.337.3700; Toll Free: 888.883.2323
- Jewish Board Of Family And Children’s Services Domestic Violence Services: 212.262.7655
- New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG): 212.613.5000
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