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the niehbors on both side of me have taken up a vendetta against me. last week I was leaning against my house & the lady on the left let out a tyrade of lies, all of which I can prove are false, then came on my property & beat me up. she then called the police on the felon on the right, he was tipped off & was at her house when the police came but his friend was arrested for drugs. she told him I called & he is now harrasing me worse. it is on record that I did not make the call. I AM MENTLLY & PHYSICALLY DISABLED by the state as well as three personal docters. I can not afford to move. I just spent over $3500 moving here 1 year ago. they are also abusing the 3 cat colony I was assigned to feed to hurt me. this is my therapy. I told them I no family left & was mentally & physically disabled when I moved in. Thanks for your time & consideration xxxxxxx
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I am sorry to hear that the police department was not more effective in dealing with this situation. The best course of action that I can refer you to is that you make a petition for a "civil protective order."
To do this you will need to go to court and ask the judge to issue an order that says these individuals cannot go near you or harass you, under the threat of arrest due to an imminent threat to you and your health.
You can get assistance with one of these petitions through the Court's self help desk, your law library, or in some jurisdictions from the District Attorney's (or prosecutor's) office.
Here is a link to how to get started on a Civil Protective Order (you may disregard the language regarding the use for family law matters, as this order can be used to protect anyone from threatening or harmful conduct): http://www.ohiolegalservices.org/public/legal_problem/domestic-violence/domestic-violence/civil-protection-order-remedies-and-procedures/qandact_view
(If you are from a state other than Ohio, please let me know and I will send you that information, the basics are the same in every state, but I can direct you to some more specific resources such as the Ohio Legal Services above).
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It's kind of hard to use any "local" gov services when there's such crooked favoritism in this parish. That's why I was lead thru a series of phone calls, to the ACLU. These people are harassing me & threating mine & these poor little animals life DAILY.I need outside help.
Have you tried both the Court and the Prosecutor's Office? (These are two separate and distinct entities, and both are separate and distinct from law enforcement). The separation of these bodies is designed to assist individuals such as yourself from being overrun by a single agency. You can also contact local legislators (parish counsel, etc.) if you feel that will be of assistance.
is the prosecutor the district attorney?
(some jurisdictions use alternate names).
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please give me the link on how to get started on a protective order here. how do I explain the lapse in time? I didn't know to who I could safely turn w/o retaliation. Thanks