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Policy Analysis

Police Body Cameras in Domestic and Sexual Assault Investigations: Considerations and Unanswered Questions

Published: December, 2015| Sandra Tibbetts Murphy

This paper identifies and addresses the various issues – those known and unresolved – that may arise when law enforcement equipped with body cameras respond to victims of domestic violence and sexual… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Unauthorized Practice of Law Matrix

Published: December, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix provides a statutory compilation on unauthorized practice of law. Laws covered include practice of law by non-lawyers. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Federal Domestic Violence and Stalking Crimes Case Law

Published: December, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix is a compilation of case law involving 18 U.S.C. § 2261(a)(1) , 18 U.S.C. § 2261(a)(2) , 18 U.S.C. § 2261A(1) , 18 U.S.C. § 2261A(2) ,18 U.S.C. §2262(a)(1) and 18 U.S.C. § 2262(a)(2)… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Supporting the Supporters: Informal Networks Have a Role in Preventing Domestic Violence

Published: November, 2015| Graham Barnes, Elena Esina

This webinar explores the value of informal networks in victims’ and perpetrator’s lives. How can we support those networks to effectively respond to the needs of the victim and perpetrator; and… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Juvenile Protection Order Matrix

Published: November, 2015| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains the statutes of states that allow juveniles to access protection orders. View this resource

Webinar Recording

Children Who Experience Intimate Partner Femicide: Their Responses and Needs

Published: November, 2015| Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, Dorothy J. Lennig, BS, JD

Since its creation in 2007, the Baltimore City Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (DVFRT) has studied numerous cases of domestic violence-related fatalities and near fatalities in an effort to… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Best Practices and Help Seeking Obstacles: Advocacy and Law Enforcement

Published: October, 2015| Sherry Hamby, Ph.D.

This webinar presents findings from a national study of domestic violence. Among other findings, an exemplary level of police response (that which included at least 6 “best practices” for law… View this resource

News Article

NCPOFFC Newsletter #11: Protection Order Resources for Advocates

Published: October, 2015| NCPOFFC, Monica N. Player

This newsletter provides information on some of NCPOFFC's top protection order resources for advocates.    View this resource

News Article

NCPOFFC Newsletter #10: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Published: October, 2015| NCPOFFC

This newsletter provides information on NCPOFFC's plans for raising awareness of DVAM during the month of October as well as some back history on DVAM itself.   View this resource

Webinar Recording

Language Access at Crime Scenes: Improve Successful Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions

Published: September, 2015| Rocio Molina, Shelli Sonnenberg, Cannon Han

This webinar addresses language access at crime scenes and how decisions law enforcement make regarding interpretation at the initial crime scene can impact the case long-term. Participants consider… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Sexual Violence Among Active Duty Women and Wives of Active Duty Men, 2010

Published: March, 2013| Michele C. Black, Melissa T. Merrick

This Technical Report, from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, provides the findings of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, a collaboration of the Department… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Sexual Violence in the Military: A Guide for Civilian Advocates

Published: January, 2013| National Sexual Violence Resource Center

This guide provides advocates working in community-based sexual assault programs with an understanding of sexual violence in the military and offers resources to support their collaborative efforts… View this resource

Policy Analysis

Way Off Base: An Argument Against Intimate Partner Violence Cases in Veterans Treatment Courts

Published: September, 2012| Pamela Kravetz

This journal article, published by the Veterans Law Review, argues that there are serious safety and ethical concerns when intimate partner violence cases are heard in a veterans court model.… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Addressing Domestic Violence in Immigrant Communities: Critical Issues for Culturally Competent Services

Published: February, 2012| Sheetal Rana, Leni Marin

Immigrant women as a social category are a diverse group. In the U.S., there are approximately 18 million women and girls who have emigrated from many countries around the world, under a myriad of… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Resource Guides

Published: February, 2012| The Alliance of Military and Veteran Family Behavioral Health Providers

These guides introduce Department of Defense (DoD) and military service policies as well as links and contact information for military, national, and community-based resources for assisting victims… View this resource

Website

National Directory of Programs With Experience Serving Immigrant Victims

Published: January, 2012| The National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project

A directory of service providers with experience working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, U-visa crimes and human trafficking, by state. This directory is also useful to… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Documentation of Screening for Perpetration of IPV in Male Veterans with PTSD

Published: December, 2011| April Gerlock

This is an audio interview and discussion with April Gerlock on screening and documentation of veterans with PTSD and her November 2011 article, "Documentation of Screening for Perpetration of… View this resource

Research & Statistics

LGTBQH Intimate Partner Violence

Published: December, 2011| National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

For the past 14 years, the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has produced this report to document intimate partner violence (IPV) within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Documentation of Screening for Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence in Male Veterans with PTSD (Abstract)

Published: November, 2011| April Gerlock, Jackie L. Grimesey, Alisa K. Pisciotta

This article, published in the American Journal of Nursing, reports on a two-phase study of male veterans. In phase one, the primary objective was to determine how many veterans' records showed… View this resource

News Article

Pentagon Channel: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Program

Published: October, 2011| Glenna Tinney, Kenya Fairley, Brian Namey

This video on the Pentagon Channel shows speakers discussing the issue of domestic violence in the military during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. View this resource