ARIZONA- At the Arizona Sheriffs' Association adopted the Man Up Crusade to raise awareness about domestic violence.
The Man Up Crusade was created by Canyon County Sheriff, Kieran Donahue. As Kieran’s career in law enforcement developed, he saw first-hand the traumatic effects that domestic violence has on victims and their families. Domestic Violence has become an epidemic in our society and is a public health and safety issue - it is with these facts in mind that Kieran began this journey called the Man Up Crusade. The raises awareness to stand up for what is right and help put an end to domestic violence.
All 15 Arizona Sheriffs overwhelming voted to endorse and adopt the Man Up Crusade in taking a stand against the issue of domestic violence in this country.
“The Arizona Sheriff’s Association is honored to be a partner with the Man Up Crusade to show our support in this honorable cause and to help spread the word with our county family advocacy centers and PRCA sanctioned rodeos held in our Arizona Counties,” said Sheriff Jim Driscoll, ASA President. “We stand together in the fight against domestic violence.”
National statistics show that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. The Man Up's Crusade is endorsed and supported by the Western States Sheriffs' Association, the Southwest Border Sheriffs Coalition, the Sheriffs' Association of Texas and the Idaho Sheriffs' Association and also has a letter of support by the National Sheriffs Association.