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The crime of domestic violence roll-call video
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.
Roll Call Training CCR, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Sexual Assault, Stalking March 14, 2023
Identifying & responding to elder abuse: An officer’s role
"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."
Roll Call Training Disabilities, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Sexual Assault, Stalking March 14, 2023
The intersections of domestic violence & human trafficking
This article discusses the overlap between domestic violence and human trafficking (2017).
Academic Article DV, Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Victims March 14, 2023
Resource package for paroling authorities on criminal justice involved women
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).
Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Stalking February 22, 2023
Preventing & responding to domestic violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) communities
LGBTQ survivors face significant barriers to accessing services, and also experience high rates of violence. This collection of resources draws from the work of U.S. leaders who focus specifically on the issue of domestic violence within the LGBTQ community (2019).
Article Animal Abuse, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Stalking February 22, 2023
Practical implications of current domestic violence research for probation officers & administrators
This booklet examines research on intimate partner violence and analyzes what it reveals that probation officers and administrators should know to do their jobs better with regard to offender accountability (2015).
Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Offender Accountability, Stalking February 22, 2023
Police decision-making factors in domestic violence cases
This paper examines how officers think about domestic violence situations, as well as how they interpret conflicting stories to arrive at their decisions regarding whether and whom to arrest (Uploaded 2020).
Article Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Stalking February 22, 2023
Polaris Project
Polaris is a leader in the global fight to eradicate trafficking. This organization puts victims at the center of what they do, and leverages data and technology to pursue traffickers.
Service Provider Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month February 22, 2023
International Justice Mission
IJM is a global organization that seeks to eliminate the slave trade everywhere. Staff is comprised of investigators, prosecutors, data analysts, and law enforcement who work in several countries to free those enslaved in human trafficking.
TTA Agency Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month February 22, 2023
International Association of Chiefs of Police: Intimate partner violence response policy & training content guidelines
This IACP training guide offers recommendations for law enforcement's response to intimate partner violence, and how to make arrest decisions on-scene (Uploaded 2020).
Report CCR, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Sexual Assault February 22, 2023
Human Trafficking Institute
The Human Trafficking Institute empowers police and prosecutors to stop traffickers. HTI works inside criminal justice systems and provides the embedded experts, world-class training, investigative resources, and evidence-based research necessary to free victims.
TTA Agency Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month February 21, 2023
Rural Domestic & Sexual Abuse Program Advocates: Making a Difference in the Lives of Older Survivors of Abuse
This paper provides rural domestic and sexual abuse service programs with possible resources and tools to effectively respond to elder abuse. Definitions of elder abuse are given, as well as ideas and perspectives for serving older victims (September 2013).
Advocacy, Children, Elder Abuse, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Immigration Awareness Month, Interviews, Rural, Technology January 27, 2023
Responses from the Field: Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, & Policing
This research is comprised of narratives from government officials, advocates, and service providers with a link to domestic and sexual violence. The purpose of this collection is to help develop and implement future policy (October 2015).
Report Advocacy, Children, Elder Abuse, Home Visitation, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Interviews, Military, Prosecution January 27, 2023
Protective Orders in Rural & Urban Areas: A Multiple Perspective Study
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).
Report Children, Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Immigration Awareness Month, Technology January 27, 2023
Multiple readings of a domestic assault report
This sheet examines the various perspectives that look at a police arrest report for domestic violence. Professionals including courts, offender programs, child protection, and defense attorneys each have a different use of police reports, and ask unique questions regarding the incident (Uploaded 2020).
CCR, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Sexual Assault January 27, 2023
Missing Voices: Patterns of Battered Women’s Satisfaction with the Criminal Legal System
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).
Report Advocacy, Aquatic Crimes, Children, DV Awareness Month, Elder Abuse, Expert Witnesses, FRTs, High Risk Team, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Prosecution, Technology January 27, 2023
Human Trafficking Power & Control Wheel
Graphic Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Awareness Month January 27, 2023
Domestic Violence in Rural Communities
Domestic violence courts' key principles are transferable to rural and suburban dockets. This paper illustrates how to integrate key domestic violence court principles into local practice (2005).
Article Advocacy, Children, Expert Witnesses, FRTs, High Risk Team, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Immigration Awareness Month January 27, 2023
Collaborative Effort & the Effectiveness of Law Enforcement Training Toward Resolving Domestic Violence
This project was funded by the National Institute of Justice to combat violence against women in Texas. Components of this research included introducing researchers as academic resources for the collaborative in the area of domestic violence theory. Additionally, the project monitored the process of inter-agency collaboration in DV work, and provided an evaluation of the effects of inter-agency DV training (January 2002).
Report Advocacy, Children, Elder Abuse, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Interviews, Mental Health, Military January 27, 2023
Collaboration Between Federal & Local Law Enforcement: An Examination of Texas Police Chiefs’ Perceptions
This paper examines a sample of Texas police chiefs concerning their perceptions of the level of collaboration that is occurring between their respective departments and federal agencies (October 2011).
Report Children, Elder Abuse, Home Visitation, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Mental Health, Military January 25, 2023
Citations & Convictions: One Community’s Coordinated Response to Intimate Partner Violence & Efforts toward Offender Accountability
This research discusses the effectiveness of a coordinated community response in a mid-sized Midwestern city (May 2015).
Report Advocacy, Child Abuse Awareness Month, Children, Elder Abuse, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Military January 25, 2023
A Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence
This paper chronicles the Duluth Project, which is a pioneer in coordinated community responses to domestic violence and sexual assault. The Duluth Project is a system of networks, agreements, and applied principles created by the local shelter movement, criminal justice agencies, and human services programs developed in northern Minnesota (January 1997).
Report Advocacy, Child Abuse Awareness Month, Children, Elder Abuse, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Immigration Awareness Month, Military, Prosecution, Technology January 25, 2023