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January 2006

Ending violence against women: From words to action

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The document highlights and synthesizes issues and concerns related to addressing VAW globally. Promising practices from different countries to address VAW in areas of law, service provision, and prevention are included. The document concludes with recommendations for action in seven key strategic areas.
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December 2005

Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment Validation Study: The RAVE Study - Summary and Recommendations: Validation of Tools for Assessing Risk from Violent Intimate Partners

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The central purpose of this study was to assess the accuracy of several different approaches to predicting risk of future harm or lethality in domestic violence cases.
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October 2005

Occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities among women

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Findings indicate that homicide was the leading source of fatal workplace injuries for women, and that female murder victims were much more likely to have been killed by a family member than were male victims.
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October 2005

Sex Offender Residence Restrictions: A Report to the Florida Legislature

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Levenson argues that there is no evidence that sex offender residency restrictions prevent sex crimes or promote public safety. Rather, Levenson believes that such policies may actually exacerbate offenders' psychosocial stressors and thereby increase the likelihood of reoffending.
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October 2005

Murder at Home: An Examination of Legal and Community Responses to Intimate Femicide in California

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This report is a comprehensive assessment of how different systems work together, and separately, to address domestic violence and domestic violence murder in California.
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July 2005

Model Law Enforcement Policy: Serving and Enforcing Protection Orders & Seizing Firearms in Domestic Violence Cases

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The purpose of the Model Law Enforcement Policy is to provide policies and standard operating procedures for four specific areas that may be encountered by a law enforcement agency.
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May 2005

Maze Map

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This PowerPoint presentation highlights the processes domestic violence victims may encounter when involved with child protection, civil/criminal justice systems, and military responses to domestic violence when it applies to active duty military personnel. 
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March 2005

Involuntary Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators: Comparing State Laws

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This paper focuses on three questions: Number of Persons Held Under SVP Laws, Number of Persons Released Under Some Form of Less Restrictive Alternative and SVP Program Costs.
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January 2005

Batterers with Badges: Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This paper discusses officer-involved domestic violence (OIDV), examining why it seems particularly resistant to reduction and recommending ways in which policies can more effectively target it.
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January 2005

Child-Pornography Possessors Arrested in Internet-Related Crimes: Findings from the National Juvenile Online Victimization Study

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"The goals of the National Juvenile Online Victimization Study were to survey law-enforcement agencies within the United States to count arrests for internet-related sex crimes committed against minors and describe the characteristics of offenders, the crimes they committed, and their victims. This report focuses on a representative national sample of arrested offenders who possessed child pornography."& The report includes major findings and conclusions from this sample as well as recommendations and resources for law-enforcement and prosecutors."
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January 2005

Lethality Assessment Program Maryland Model For First Responders: Learning to read the danger signs

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The LAP is a two-pronged intervention process that features a research-based lethality screening tool and an accompanying protocol referral that provides direction for officers to initiate appropriate action based on the results of the screening process.
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January 2005

A Review of the Recidivism Rates of Adult Female Sexual Offenders

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To achieve this purpose, a systematic review of available information on female sexual offenders was conducted. There were two goals to this study: 1) to provide an estimate of the proportion of sexual offenders who are women; and 2) to establish the known sexual recidivism rates among female sexual offenders.