This week on Street Beat, host Syma Chowdhry and guests look at the issue of domestic abuse.

First, Turning Point President and CEO Suzanne Coates and Valentina Djelaj, a domestic abuse survivor, talk about what women can do if they become a victim of abuse.

Next, abuse counselor Bob Flewelling discusses help available to the abuser and the abused.

Then, John Collins of the Forensic Science Division of the Michigan State Police explains a new program that will speed up processing the backlog of criminal sexual assault kits.

Finally, Community Correspondent Cindy Kainz talks about animal abuse and rescue with Marie Skladd, President of the Michigan Animal Adoption Network, and Georgia, her adopted yellow lab.

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