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News Article

Promoting Victim Safety through Service of Protection Orders

Published: December, 2013| NCPOFFC, Monica N. Player

This newsletter provides information on the service of civil protection orders while providing tips for advocates, law enforcement, and the courts to promote effective procedures for service. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Teen Dating Violence and Protection Orders

Published: November, 2013| NCPOFFC, Tonya Turner

This webinar provides information on the challenges facing teen dating violence victims. Unique relief provided to teens and special enforcement considerations are discussed. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Civil and Criminal Protection Orders and the Role of Probation and Parole

Published: September, 2013| NCPOFFC, James E. Henderson Jr., MSW, Katherine Strickfaden

This webinar provides an overview of the role probation/parole officers play in keeping victims safe while highlighting supervision efforts that can be made by other allied professionals. Discussion… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

GPS Monitoring for Violators of Protection Orders

Published: July, 2013| NCPOFFC

This promising practice provides information on the GPS monitoring of domestic violence abusers. The use of technology is a new practice to enhance victim safety and offender accountability. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Recent Trends in Firearm Legislation and Case Law

Published: June, 2013| NCPOFFC, Jonathan Lowy

This webinar provides an overview of legislative changes and recent firearms case law including discussion of state specific implications and potential changes to the federal law. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Teen Protection Orders – Research and Advocacy

Published: June, 2013| Andrew R. Klein, Ph.D., Andrew Sta. Ana

Dr. Klein reviews the findings and recommendations of the New York State Teen Protection Order study. It is the first to examine implementation of POs to address teen dating violence. New York amended… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

The Hope Card Project: Addressing Protection Order Enforcement Issues

Published: May, 2013| NCPOFFC, Monica N. Player

This promising practice examines the Hope Card Project's “Hope Card,” a card that allows survivors to display essential protection order data in a concise and easy-to-read card format. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Federal and State Firearm Prohibitions – Part Two

Published: April, 2013| NCPOFFC, Millicent Shaw Phipps, Pete Helein

This webinar explored coordination amongst federal counterparts and included discussion of current community efforts to address firearms in the hands of batterers. Additional discussion on strategies… View this resource

News Article

Important Differences Between Civilian and Military Protection Orders

Published: April, 2013| NCPOFFC, Sarah Henry

This newsletter provides information on military protection orders and enforcement of orders issued by state, tribal, and territorials on military installations, while addressing how full faith and… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Federal and State Firearm Prohibitions – Part One

Published: March, 2013| NCPOFFC, Millicent Shaw Phipps, Pete Helein

Firearms in the hands of batterers pose a significant threat to law enforcement, survivors and the community. There are currently federal laws that prohibit certain people from purchasing and… 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

Tools & Guides

Civil Protection Orders: A Guide for Improving Practice

Published: January, 2010| National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

This publication is known as the CPO Guide. The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, in partnership with the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women developed the CPO… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Civil Protective Orders: Improved Safety for Victims & Cost Effective for State Governments

Published: January, 2010| TK Logan

This document provides a brief overview of new research findings on the effectiveness of protection orders. View this resource