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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

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

Engaging in a Best Practice Assessment of the Civil Protection Order System

Published: January, 2013| NCPOFFC

This tool provides jurisdictions with an easy-to-use method for assessing their civil protection order system. The tool utilizes best practices to aid in determining the effectiveness of the… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Protection Order Practice for Attorneys and Advocates

Published: December, 2012| NCPOFFC, Anya Lakner

This webinar provides a baseline for what practicing attorneys must consider when representing victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in civil protection order cases. View this resource

News Article

Registration: Implications for Advocates, Courts and Law Enforcement When Assisting Survivors with Protection Orders

Published: October, 2012| NCPOFFC, Monica N. Player

This newsletter provides information on registering protection orders, the language that addresses registration in the full faith and credit provision of the Violence Against Women Act, 18 USC 2265… 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

Promising Practices & Policies

Miami-Dade Domestic Violence Court Forms

Published: January, 2012| NCPOFFC

These model forms on firearm surrender were provided by Miami Dade Domestic Violence Court. These forms provide examples of orders for return of firearms to seizure and surrender policy 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