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Address protection program 'Safe at Home' aids 1,500 Missouri victims

Friday, August 31, 2012 | 7:10 a.m. CDT; updated 10:54 a.m. CDT, Friday, August 31, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — More than 1,500 victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking have been able to keep their addresses secret under a Missouri program begun five years ago.

The Safe at Home program was created under a 2007 law championed by Secretary of State Robin Carnahan. It protects the home addresses of victims by allowing the secretary of state's office to serve as a mail forwarding service.

Carnahan says more than 1,500 people have used the program since it began, including about 1,000 who are currently enrolled.


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