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Reducing Officer-Involved Domestic Violence: What Works?  

Author:  David  Martin.

Source: Volume 21, Number 03, February/March 2016 , pp.39-42(4)

Domestic Violence Report

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While police-involved domestic violence is a problem, the role of law enforcement remains a key to reducing domestic violence as part of the critical first level of response. The critical systemic question addressed here is what works to reduce officer-involved domestic violence. Examples for developing a multipronged strategy in Florida and Washington are cited as well as recommondations for training and policy.

Keywords: IACP Model Policy; Florida Law Enforcement Families Partnership; Crystal Judson Domestic Violence Protocol Program

Affiliations:  1: King County Prosecuting Attorney in Seattle, Washington. .

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