Domestic violence initiative deemed a success

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A push to stop domestic violence is being called a success.

The "You Can Be Safe" phone initiative was only open for 12 hours yesterday.

Victims of domestic violence, their loved ones and even perpetrators were able to call the phone panel to get help. During that time, 88 calls were logged.
One person was driven to a shelter, and four others were referred to a safe place.