Funded as a Special Interest Resource Center: Civil & Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence by the Family and Youth Services Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services, with additional funding provided by the Office on Violence Against WomenDepartment of Justice.
Webinar Recording

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series: Intersection of Domestic Violence and Firearms Part 2/3

Published: May, 2022| BWJP

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series: Intersection of Domestic Violence and Firearms Part 2/3 Dave Keck and Alicia Nichols May 19, 2022 This webinar, Intersection of Domestic Violence and Firearms… View this resource

Webinar Recording

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series - Part 1/3

Published: April, 2022| BWJP

OVW Grantee Firearms Webinar Series Part 1/3 This webinar is an introduction to the Firearms Center and provides an overview of domestic violence and firearms and state and federal laws that prohibit… View this resource

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms 3-part Webinar Series

Published: April, 2022| BWJP

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms 3-part Webinar Series April 21 | May 19 | June 16 from 11- 12:15 p.m. pacific | 1- 2:15 p.m. central | 2- 3:15 p.m. eastern  Description This… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Coercive Control Codification Matrix

Published: February, 2022| BWJP

Coercive Control Codification Matrix This graphic and corresponding matrix contains information about whether coercive control has been codified in jurisdictions across the Nation. DOWNLOAD THE MATRIX… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Firearm Restriction Laws and Intimate Partner Homicide: Protective Effects by Race

Published: November, 2021| National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms

Firearm Restriction Laws and Intimate Partner Homicide: Protective Effects by Race In this webinar participants will hear from researchers Charvonne N. Holliday, PhD and April Zeoli, PhD about their… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Everytown & BWJP on Gun Violence and Domestic Violence

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

Everytown & BWJP on Gun Violence and Domestic Violence Expert and Survivor-led Town Hall discussion hosted by Everytown and BWJP. Melody McFadden is an Everytown Survivor Network Senior Fellow and… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Giffords & BWJP Discuss the Impact of Violence in our Communities

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

Giffords & BWJP Discuss the Impact of Violence in our Communities Giffords Law Center joins BWJP in an expert-led panel discussion on the impact of violence in all of our communities. In this… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Conversation on the Intersection of Gun Violence and Domestic Violence

Published: October, 2021| BWJP, The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence

BWJP & The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence joins together to discuss the intersection of guns and domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness month. View this resource

Webinar Recording

The Educational Fund to Prevent Gun Violence & BWJP Conversation on Gun Violence and DV

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

The Educational Fund to Prevent Gun Violence & BWJP Conversation on Gun Violence and DV BWJP and EFSGV co-host a  thoughtful conversation on the intersection of guns and domestic violence through a… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Implementing an Effective Firearms Relinquishment Protocol - Recording

Published: October, 2021| BWJP

Federal and state laws prohibit domestic abusers from owning and possessing firearms but many jurisdictions struggle to effectively develop, implement, and enforce the prohibition. To that end, the… View this resource

Research & Statistics

State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Misdemeanor Crimes of Domestic Violence

Published: December, 2016| Anne Gallegos, Becki Goggins

The latest in a series of reports on firearm-related background checks, this report provides an overview of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Improvement Amendments Act and… View this resource

Research & Statistics

State Progress in Record Reporting for Firearm-Related Background Checks: Protection Order Submissions

Published: April, 2016| Anne Gallegos, Becki Goggins

SEARCH and the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) collaborated on a research bulletin that examines the progress states have made to report protection orders for firearm-related background… View this resource

Laws & Regulations

Coast Guard’s Commandant Instruction 1752.1, The Family Advocacy Program

Published: August, 2014| United States Coast Guard

Establishes Coast Guard policy on the prevention, identification, reporting, investigation, and treatment of intimate partner and child maltreatment and assigns responsibilities for a coordinated… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Saving Women's Lives: Ending Firearms Violence Against Intimate Partners

Published: June, 2014| Americans For Responsible Solutions

Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired combat veteran and NASA astronaut… View this resource

Laws & Regulations

Domestic Abuse Involving Department of Defense Military and Certain Affiliated Personnel

Published: September, 2011| Department of Defense

This is a Department of Defense (DoD) directive on Domestic Abuse. 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

Research & Statistics

Violence Against Women in the United States and the State’s Obligation to Protect

Published: January, 2011| University of Virginia School of Law

Despite legal and policy measures designed to protect victims, domestic violence remains a pervasive rights violation in the United States. Legal and policy developments in the criminal justice system… 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