Friday, April 27, 2012

Jacque Waller "Divorce Would Mean My Death"

Earlier in the week Clay Waller currently serving a five year federal sentence for threatening his former sister-in-law on line this past December, was finally charged with the murder of his estranged wife Jacque Waller.  She has been missing since June 1, 2011,  when she was lured to pick-up her son who was in another location, after she and Waller met with an attorney to finalize their divorce.

During the press conference the prosecutor Morley Swingle said they've charged Clay Waller with concealing his wife's body and concealment of a carpet from the hallway of his rental residence found about 100 miles away, with Jacque Waller's blood.  The prosecutor went forward and charged Waller even though her body still has not been found.  She remains a missing person.

In a laptop discovered inside her abandoned car by authorities one day later off I-55 , Jacque maintained a daily  journal.  In one of the entries she wrote. "He, told me that a divorce would mean my death." As in most cases of women who leave their dangerous and toxic environments they feel once gone, and away from the offender he can no longer harm her.  Over time while they become stronger they also gain a false sense safety.  I painfully watched my own mother do this dance once she'd finally moved out and divorced her police officer husband.  My mother was no different than Jacque Waller or the thousands who have been murdered or reported missing through the years. My father had lured my mother over to the former marital home with a bogus excuse that her signature was required on a document before the real estate agent to list the house.  That wasn't true.  But, like Jacque, she was going one last time. And it would be where she'd take her last breath. 

A victim is unable to fathom being told "love you one minute" to "I'll kill you, if you leave."  They just do not believe the person with whom they once loved will take it to the extreme and kill them. 

Prevention is the key for victims of domestic violence, abuse and stalking.  The Scott County K9, a 501C (3) charitable organization would like to bring awareness to the community in hopes of preventing mothers, sisters and victims of domestic violence from being reported missing.  
They are sponsoring events to bring awareness education and a prescription for change in the area of Intimate Partner Violence.  Law enforcement, hospital staff, social workers and those who respond to victims reaching out for service's are encouraged to attend the events listed below.
I hope to see an outpouring from the community in attendance at the events while I am in town.  I'm volunteering my time to train, teach and speak.  It's a  win-win for everyone.  The Scott County K-9 Unit receives all monies collected for tickets and books sold, the community has the opportunity to learn what they can do to prevent their own loved one or co-worker from being a victim and learning the signs and hopefully prevent someone else from being killed or reported missing.  
Help me help your Community to remove the Silence from Behind Closed Doors.
SEMO Search dogs is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization created by the Scott Co Search and Rescue K9 Unit to help ease the financial burden incurred by search teams and personnel in the Southeast Missouri area. They depend on your donations to search and provide hope for missing loved ones families. 

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, April 28, at 5pm

Buckner's Banquet Room

132 N. Main
Cape Girardeau, MO
Tickets $30 or $250 to sponsor a table for 8, Event is open to the public
For complete details:   FLYERS SEMO SEARCH
Monday, April 30, 7pm

Miner Baptist Church

Miner, MO
FREE and open to the public
For complete details: Miner Baptist Church Event
Tuesday, May 1, 8am

Boothill Counseling

Sikeston, MO
A private presentation and training for counselors and advocates.
The million dollar question; where is Jacque Waller buried?  Clay Waller isn't likely to confess so now it'sup  to law enforcement and the search teams who've logged in thousands of man hours eliminating hundreds of acres of land to find her.  Jacque Waller's case is registered with the CUE center for Missing Person's a National not for profit organization providing Help & Hope to missing families across the county.   The details for the next search is listed below.  If you live in the area, please lend your support:

May 5, 2012 Search Jacque Waller Ground & K-9 Search -

Meeting at 8:00 a.m. at Klaus Park just off I-55 at the main Jackson exit (HWY 34 & I-55). There are approximately 140 acres that need to be searched for law enforcement. Wooded ground and open fields. Will need volunteer ground pounders support to get the ground covered in one day. Also need ATV teams on Sat 05/05 search. Dress appropriately. Bring bug spray, sunscreen you will need it. Folks are needed to help take care of getting volunteers fed lunch, so if you're unable to go on the search and want to help, you are still needed. Water/beverage, food snacks can be dropped off at Mid America Rehab, 3047 William Street, Suite 100, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 63703, 

if your not in the area and want to help with the search please send a check/M.O. made out to SEMO Search Dogs, Inc. mail to Bobby Sherrill at Mid America Rehab. 

If you can help by contacting restaurants to get food donations for the team, please do and let Bobby or I know. We are anticipating up to 100 searchers Come help and lets get this girl back to her family!
Please go to event page and let us know if your coming and how you can help. Please share with all your friends!
Thank you to all the supporters of Team Jacque

Susan Murphy Milano is a staff member of the Institute for Relational Harm Reduction and Public Pathology Education as a educator and specialist with intimate partner violence prevention strategies directing prevention for high risk situations and cases.

 A national trainer to law enforcement, training officers, prosecutors, judges, legislators, social service providers, healthcare professionals, victim advocates and the faith based community and author.. In partnership with Management Resources Ltd. of New York addressing prevention and solutions within the community to the workplace. Host of The Susan Murphy Milano Show,"Time'sUp!" . She is a regular contributor to the nationally syndicated "The Roth Show" with Dr Laurie Roth and a co-host onCrime Wire. Online contributions: Forbes : Crime, She Writes providing commentary about the hottest topics on crime, justice, and law from a woman’s perspective, as well as Time's Up! a blog which searches for solutions (SOS) for victims of crime Susan is also the daughter of a Chicago Violent Crimes detective who murdered her mother before committing suicide.

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