Law Enforcement

Working With Victims Of Crime With Disabilities

Recommendations from a symposium on improving the law enforcement response to crime victims with disabilities are reported in this newsletter, along with examples of promising practices in the field.

Available From: 
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Resource Center U.S. Department of Justice 810 7thStreet, N.W., 8th Floor Washington, D.C. 20531
Cost: 
Free
Format: 
Print and Internet Document
Recommended For: 
Law enforcement staff, domestic violence and disability rights advocates
Size/Length: 
16 Pages

Marin County Law Enforcement Protocol

This protocol for California law enforcement officers offers a concise, up-to-date set of procedures and checklists for responding to domestic violence calls. (PDF)

Available From: 
http://www.transformcommunities.org/resources/documents/marin_protocol.pdf
Size/Length: 
44 Pages

Investigation and Prosecution of Domestic Violence

This manual provides a wealth of legal and procedural information for attroneys involved with prosecuting domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault crimes within California.

Available From: 
California District Attroneys Association 731 K Street, Third Floor Sacramento CA 95841

First Response To Victims Of Crime 2001

This handbook helps law enforcement officers better understand and meet the needs of crime victims, especially those who have experienced interpersonal violence or abuse.

Available From: 
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/publications/infores/firstrep/2001/welcome.html
Recommended For: 
Law enforcement professionals who have first contact with victims of crime following a traumatic or violent incident

Domestic Violence: The Law Enforcement Response

Engaging and well-designed curriculum package for law enforcement trainers on responding to domestic violence calls.

Available From: 
To order: http://www.theduluthmodel.org/store/search.php?mode=search&page=1
Cost: 
$420.00

Domestic Violence Arrests: Beyond The Obvious

This training video and curriculum set use interactive exercises to help law enforcement officers identify the "primary" or "dominant" aggressor in domestic violence situations.

Available From: 
http://www.caadv.org
Cost: 
$ 50 per set

Confronting Domestic Violence: Effective Police Response

Two model law enforcement protocols "for New York and Pennsylvania" are featured in this manual for training law enforcement officers in responding to domestic violence calls.

Available From: 
http://www.pcadv.org/

Community Policing To Reduce and Prevent Violence Against Women: Training Curriculum and Resource Guide

This curriculum uses engaging, interactive exercises to train law enforcement and advocacy professionals in applying community policing principles to crimes against women in their own communities.

Available From: 
http://www.mincava.umn.edu/documents/perf/perf.html

An Advocate's Guide To Full Faith and Credit For Orders of Protection

This guide offers a concise explanation of federal laws requiring nationwide enforcement of orders of protection for survivors of domestic violence.

Available From: 
http://www.vaw.umn.edu/documents/ffc/pcadv/pcadv.html
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