Active Cases

GIP reviews hundreds of requests for assistance each year, and works with dozens of clients at later case stages. Because these cases are highly sensitive, we often are unable to share details about the people we assist, however below are stories of a few of our active cases.

Erik Heard

Erik Heard

At 10:49 a.m. on July 29, 2009, a young woman (LP) in College Park, Georgia called 911 to report that two men had entered her home and shot her sister (SP). SP later died due to her gunshot wounds.

Ray White

Ray White

On July 5, 1994, a young woman was attacked as she was taking out her trash. For weeks she had been receiving harassing phone calls, and the day after the Fourth of July an assailant showed up at her home, shoved her inside and attempted to rape her. A struggle ensued and the attacker ripped off the victim’s spandex pants, but she was able to escape and reach a handgun - she fired at the intruder and he fled.

Sonny Bharadia

Sonny Bharadia

In 2001, a woman walked in on a man who was in the process of burglarizing her home in Savannah, Georgia. The man sexually assaulted the woman at knife-point, then fled with some of her belongings. Before the woman was assaulted, she noticed that the man was wearing blue and white batting gloves.