2021 Virtual Domestic Violence Homicide Service

The 33rd annual Memorial Service will remember the Maryland adults and children who died as a result of domestic violence during the past 12 months. Between January 1 and December 31, 2020, 56 Marylanders lost their lives due to domestic violence.  These individuals were representative of all different ages, genders, socio-economic statuses, races, and ethnicities.

We will also pay tribute to all the friends and families who are left behind because of these deaths, including at least 26 children. The Memorial Service heightens awareness of domestic violence and reminds the community of the terrible toll that domestic violence takes each year on families in Maryland.

The names of the individuals from across Maryland who died as a result of domestic violence in 2020 will be read.  We will also pay tribute to at the friends and families who are left behind as a result of these deaths. The Memorial Service heightens awareness of domestic violence and reminds the community of the terrible toll that domestic violence takes each year on families in Maryland.