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Webinar Recording

Advocating on Behalf of Battered Women When the Abuser Works for a Law Enforcement Agency

Published: October, 2012| Jan Russell

While most of the dynamics of domestic violence remain the same regardless of the abuser’s employer, battered women abused by members of law enforcement agencies, sworn and civilian, face unique… View this resource

Webinar Recording

In Our Own Voices: An LGBTQ Community Collaboration that Addresses Domestic Violence in Albany, New York

Published: October, 2012| Phillip Burse, Jaclyn Dechiro

Phillip Burse, from In Our Own Voices, a thriving community organization who were working for justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people particularly in communities of color in the wider… View this resource

Community Safety Assessment Report

Knoxville-Knox County, TN Safety and Accountability Audit Report

Published: October, 2012| Rhonda Martinson

Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee have a long and rich history of coordinating and organizing their communities’ responses to domestic violence. In 2000, they completed their first Safety and… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Creating Linkages that Improve Victim Safety and Offender Accountability

Published: September, 2012| Dusty Olson, Edited by Stephanie Avalon

With the award of a Community Defined Solutions grant in 2009, the Seattle Human Services Department’s Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Unit ( DVSAP ) developed a project addressing a… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Maryland's Lethality Assessment Program

Published: July, 2012| Dave Sargent

The Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) Maryland Model is a two-pronged intervention process that features a research-based lethality screening tool and an accompanying protocol referral that provides… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Prosecuting Protection Order Violations

Published: July, 2012| NCPOFFC, Wanda Lucibello, Paul Dedinsky

This webinar provides guidance for prosecutors concerning how to prosecute protection order violations. The webinar will include information pertaining to charging decisions, preliminary hearings… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Managing Risk and Danger by Corrections

Published: July, 2012| Nancy Halverson

Where does domestic violence risk assessment fit within your correctional practice This webinar explores two risk assessment tools, and their effective and strategic use within a correctional setting.… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Primary Aggressor Chart

Published: June, 2012| Dennyna Huynh

This is a 2012 compilation of all state statutes that use “primary” or “predominant” or “principle” aggressor language. Only the portion of the statute that applies to primary aggressor or mutual or… View this resource

Webinar Recording

A National Portrait of Criminal DV Courts - Research with Discussion on the Current Crises in the Courts

Published: June, 2012| Melissa Labriola, Ph.D., Judge Mike Denton

A growing number of criminal courts nationwide handle domestic violence cases on separate calendars, termed domestic violence courts. With funding from the National Institute of Justice, this study… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Decreasing the Number of Incorrectly “Unfounded” Sexual Assault Reports

Published: April, 2012| Christine Herrman

Law enforcement is responsible for clearing cases using definitions provided by the FBI. Case unfounding is a clearance method that includes, but is not limited to, cases that are determined to be… View this resource

Amicus Brief

Office on Violence Against Women Statement on Giles v. California

Published: July, 2008| Cindy Dyer

In the case of Giles v. California, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the doctrine of forfeiture by wrongdoing applied only when a defendant caused a victim’s absence from trial and did so with the… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

At A Crossroads: Developing Duluth's Prosecution Response to Battered Women Who Fight Back

Published: January, 2007| Mary Asmus

This monograph tells the story of how city prosecutors, battered women's advocates, and other practitioners in Duluth's criminal justice system came together to address the unique issues presented by… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Vermont’s Model Protocol: Law Enforcement Response to Children at the Scene of a Domestic Violence Incident

Published: June, 2004| Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council, Vermont Department for Children and Families, Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

The intent of this protocol is to assist law enforcement officers in their response to children at the scene of domestic violence incidents. The goals of an effective response include assessing… View this resource

Tools & Guides

An Approach to Legal Advocacy for Individual Battered Women

Published: June, 1997| Jill Davies

This chapter was developed for non-lawyer advocates working with individual battered women. Effective legal advocacy requires a thorough understanding of the law, the courts, and domestic violence. View this resource