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Statute Guides & Matrices

VAWA “No Fee” Toolkit

Published: July, 2018| NCPOFFC

The Violence Against Women Act prohibits jurisdictions that receive funding under the STOP (Services * Training * Officers* Prosecutors) Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program and the Improving… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Analysis of the Strength of Legal Firearms Restrictions for Perpetrators of Domestic Violence and Their Association With Intimate Partner Homicide

Published: March, 2018| April Zeoli, PhD, MPH

Dr. Zeoli will discuss the very important findings from her recently published research exploring the relationship between different types of firearms legal prohibitions and reductions in intimate… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

18 USC 922(g)(8) Case Law

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving the federal firearm prohibitor 18 USC 922(g)(8) and protection orders. To receive an electronic or hard copy, please contact NCPOFFC at 1 (800)… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

18 USC 922 (g)(9) Case Law

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving the federal firearm prohibitor 18 USC 922(g)(9) and misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence (MCDV). To receive an electronic or hard copy, please… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Creative Methods for Local Enforcement of Federal Firearms Restrictions

Published: September, 2017| David Keck, J.D.

Even if your state does not prohibit firearms possession by domestic violence offenders, your community can still develop firearm surrender protocols.  Federal law prohibits possession of firearms by… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Safer Families, Safer Communities

Published: September, 2017| David Keck, JD

Safer Families, Safer Communities, a project of the National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center, supports comprehensive implementation and enforcement of domestic violence firearm… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Implementing a Firearm Surrender Protocol

Published: July, 2017| Jennifer Waindle and Jenni Stolarski

Research and experience confirm that access to a firearm dramatically increases the risk of lethality in domestic violence cases. This webinar will address applicable federal law, including recent… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Safer Families, Safer Communities

Published: October, 2016| BWJP

Safer Families, Safer Communities, a project of the National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center, supports comprehensive implementation and enforcement of domestic violence firearm… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

18 USC 922 (g)(9) Case Law

Published: December, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving the federal firearm prohibitor 18 USC 922(g)(9) and misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence (MCDV). To receive an electronic or hard copy, please… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

18 USC 922(g)(8) Case Law

Published: December, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving the federal firearm prohibitor 18 USC 922(g)(8) and protection orders. To receive an electronic or hard copy, please contact NCPOFFC at 1 (800)… View this resource

Research & Statistics

State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Misdemeanor Crimes of Domestic Violence

Published: December, 2016| Anne Gallegos, Becki Goggins

The latest in a series of reports on firearm-related background checks, this report provides an overview of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Improvement Amendments Act and… View this resource

Research & Statistics

State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Protection Order Submissions

Published: April, 2016| Anne Gallegos, Becki Goggins

SEARCH and the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) collaborated on a research bulletin that examines the progress states have made to report protection orders for firearm-related background… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Saving Women's Lives: Ending Firearms Violence Against Intimate Partners

Published: June, 2014| Americans For Responsible Solutions

Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired combat veteran and NASA astronaut… View this resource

Tools & Guides

A Passport to Safety: A Judge's Bench Card

Published: May, 2011| NCJFCJ, NCPOFFC

This tool provides key information on full faith and credit and firearms to judges. Included are benchcards for both issuing and enforcing courts dealing with domestic violence protection orders. View this resource

Tools & Guides

Protection Orders and How They Apply Under Federal Prohibitor 922 (g)(8) to All Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Users: July 19, 2010 Letter from the FBI

Published: July, 2010| FBI

This letter from the FBI describes how the federal firearm prohibitor in 18 USC 922(g)(8) applies to protection orders. View this resource