At the Durham Rescue Mission, Durham police Chief Jose Lopez and Councilman Steve Schewel gave remarks to a room filled with victims of crime, as well as their family members, to honor those who have been impacted by violent crime in the community.
"I'm hoping that people will get an awareness to the fact that violence changes not just the person, but it hurts the whole family. It hurts community," said Diane Jones, whose son was murdered in North Durham. "People think they just killed that person, but they killed the family."
For anyone who is a family member or a victim of crime, you can reach out to Durham's Victim Services staff at (919) 560-4951.
Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
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