Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Task Force Goals:


  1. To promote a community network of effective prevention, intervention, and treatment for victims and perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual assault; and

  2. Examine how agencies, departments, and the courts in Bannock County respond to domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault in order to provide a coordinated community response.

  3. Facilitate continued cooperation and coordination among all participants in the criminal justice system and civil system who deal with domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.

  4. Make recommendations to agencies, departments, the courts, and others regarding improving their response to domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.

  5. Encourage participation in and promotion of public education regarding domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.

  6. Form committees to assist in planning, policy-making, goal-setting, and priority recommendations, and such other functions as the Task Force deems necessary.

  7. Review the progress made each year and make proposals as to what the Task Force shall try to accomplish in the next year.

  8. Identify and promote state and federal legislation and policies in accordance with the objectives of the Task Force.