Mass. prosecutor to receive anti-violence award
BOSTON (AP) -- Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone will receive Jane Doe Inc.'s public service award for his efforts to help victims of domestic violence.
Leone created a domestic violence pro bono attorney program through his office and instituted training and education for youth and professionals on the prevention of domestic violence and bullying.
Leone will receive Jane Doe's Delahunt Award for Extraordinary Public Service on Thursday at a breakfast at the Algonquin Club in Boston.
Massachusetts first lady Diane Patrick, former U.S. Rep. Bill Delahunt and state Sen. James Timilty are scheduled to attend the breakfast.
Jane Doe Inc. is an advocacy organization for victims of sexual and domestic violence.