by Nick Delgado
Guam - A ceremony was held this morning for multiple proclamations. Governor Felix Camacho declared the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month and sexual Assault Awareness Month. He also declared the week of April 18-20 as Crime Victim's Rights Week.
In 2009, the Office of the Attorney General filed 18 homicide and attempted homicide cases; nearly 100 violent crimes, including aggravated assault and robbery cases; 436 family violence cases; nearly 100 criminal sexual conduct cases; and more than 200 property crimes, including burglary cases. Further, there were 378 juvenile delinquency and juvenile proceedings cases, including 15 pre-adjudicatory diversionary cases.
A flag raising ceremony is scheduled for April 22 at 10am at the AG's Office in Hagatna.