The authors discuss the current state of criminal cyberstalking statutes at the state and federal levels (2013).
This study is one of the first to examine the protective order process, barriers, and outcomes by combining qualitative and quantitative research in rural and urban areas (July 2005).
Although calling the police is a common stategy used to help abused women, it is not usually deemed the most effective. This paper seeks to identify the strenghts of the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP), and its effectiveness in police-responder intervention (July 2014).
This article examines IPV in Latina communities. Because of fear, distrust, and cultural barriers, these victims often avoid formal resources, even when they are experiencing extreme IPV. In order to develop effective interventions, Latinas’ voices in research must be used, and organizations must collaborate with community-based organizations (CBOs). (March 2009).
This research explores IPV survivors’ patterns of satisfaction with the criminal legal system response. Implications for improving the criminal legal system response to survivors of IPV are discussed (February 2002).
Despite the alarming rates of IPV across the U.S., women in rural areas face obstacles that impair their ability to get help. Lack of an adequate health care and criminal justice system are barriers for these victims of domestic violence. This study examines the many challenges that rural victims face, and how to create a coordinated, systemic change in rural America (March 2015).
This study provides evidence-based information from seven focus groups comprised of diverse members of intimate partner violence. The research details survivors’ opinions on existsing service gaps and how helping professionals might enhance court operations (December 2014).
This report examines how survivors of domestic violence define success for themselves. The authors also answer the question of how DV advocates and practitioners define success for DV survivors. The research finds a significant disconnect between how survivors and other stakeholder groups understand survivor success (October 2014).
This document covers the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence on the use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement during the Lethality Assessment Program. Following the research, the report concluded that LE not record any part of the LAP (June 2016).