This BWJP webinar provides a particular focus on girls charged with any home-based assault (simple assault, domestic battery, assault against as family member) to understand the context of those offenses and how supporting girls and their families can avoid their arrests and detentions (2019).
The crime of domestic violence is complex and law enforcement officers often feel frustrated and discouraged when responding. Officers provide as much support to victims as possible, but when equipped with a better understanding of the nuances and dynamics of this intimate partner crime, they can more effectively address victims’ needs and hold offenders accountable. This video highlights the realities and complexities of domestic violence and provides strategies for effective investigations.
“The IACP in collaboration with PAE and the Elder Justice Initiative, U.S. Department of Justice, is addressing these needs through the development of a:
Six-part roll call video series to enable law enforcement to better identify signs of elder abuse and recognize evidence that can lead to the successful prosecution of criminals.
Excel-based financial investigative tool that can help identify patterns of exploitation and develop graphic representations of suspected criminal activity.”
This webinar from the National Alliance for Safe Housing highlights the District Alliance for Safe Housing’s use of flex funding to swiftly provide cash assistance to address survivor’s housing barriers; Minnesota’s Coalition for Battered Women’s use of flex funding as a strategy for increasing survivors’ economic empowerment; and the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s incorporation of flex funding as a core component of their DV Housing First Model. Emphasis will be on survivor choice in identifying what they needed as a core component of flexible financial assistance (2019).
This resource package assists paroling authorities to consider their current practices with justice-involved women, and the degree to which they mirror the National Parole Resource Center’s practice targets for enhancing community safety and the wise use of resources (2014).
This article reports on the various techniques used to abuse victims digitally when they are not present in the home or nearby area. Because of new apps and integrated platforms, abusers can now control thermostats, televisions, music, and lights, all from a distance using a cell phone (2018).