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Promising Practices & Policies

Forms Inform Courts on Firearms

Published: November, 2014| NCPOFFC

This promising practice focuses on Pueblo, Colorado Courts' adoption of forms to enhance victim safety and offender accountability by providing judges with more information. This article focuses on… View this resource

News Article

An Overview of Full Faith and Credit: Part II

Published: September, 2014| NCPOFFC, Monica N. Player

This news article is the second part of a newsletter discussing specific procedures and resources that help facilitate enforcement of protection orders pursuant to the full faith and credit provision… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Increasing Survivor Safety and Offender Accountability Through Court Watch Programs

Published: July, 2014| NCPOFFC, Monica N. Player

This promising practice article provides information on how Court Watch Programs are used to pinpoint systemic problems and gaps in the protection order system. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Improving Protection Order Practices: Tools and Technical Assistance

Published: June, 2014| NCPOFFC, Steven Aycock, Nancy Hart

This webinar contains information on two key joint NCJFCJ and NCPOFFC resources—Civil Protection Orders: A Guide to Improving Practice (the CPO Guide) and Engaging in a Best Practice Assessment of the… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Representing Clients Experiencing Trauma in Civil Protection Order Cases

Published: May, 2014| NCPOFFC, Erika Sussman, Olga Trujillo

This webinar contains information on the impact of trauma on legal advocacy, how to recognize trauma in clients, common diagnoses often associated with trauma and how to interact with survivors. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Supporting Survivors with Disabilities and Deaf Survivors: Key Considerations for Accessing Protection Orders and Other Supports

Published: April, 2014| NCPOFFC, Sandra Harrell

This webinar contains information on the dynamics of abuse for people with disabilities, unique issues that occur when protection orders are sought, additional barriers these survivors face when… View this resource

News Article

An Overview of Full Faith and Credit: Part I

Published: April, 2014| NCPOFFC, Monica N. Player

This news article provides an overview of the full faith and credit provision of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), 18 U.S.C. §2265. This is the first part of the article. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Full Faith and Credit 101

Published: February, 2014| NCPOFFC, NCPOFFC

This webinar provides an overview of interjurisdictional enforcement of protection orders. Information on enforcement of these orders by courts and law enforcement is included. View this resource

News Article

Probation and Parole: A Key Discipline in the Protection Order Enforcement Process

Published: February, 2014| NCPOFFC, Millicent Shaw Phipps

This newsletter provides information on probation and parole department staff's key role in protection order enforcement. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

18 USC § 922 d(8), d(9), g(8), g(9)

Published: January, 2014| NCPOFFC

These statutes are the domestic violence related firearm prohibitions from the federal Gun Control Act, 18 USC 922 (d)(8), (d)(9), (g)(8), (g)(9). To receive an electronic or hard copy, please contact… 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