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November 2011

Homicide Trends in the United States, 1980-2008

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From 1980 to 2008, nearly 1 out of 5 murder victims were killed by an intimate, and 2 out of 5 female murder victims were killed by an intimate.
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August 2011

Serving Survivors of Homicide Victims During Cold Case Investigations: A Guide for Developing a Law Enforcement Protocol

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This guide provides a framework for the development of a protocol by law enforcement agencies to more effectively work with and serve survivors of homicide victims.
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  • General Material
June 2011

Immigrant & Refugee Victims of Domestic Violence Homicide in Washington State

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This fact sheet provides information on immigrant and refugee victims of domestic violence that were killed by their abusers in Washington State from 1997 through 2009.
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  • General Material
April 2011

Murder-Suicide in Families

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This NIJ webpage highlights research findings on murder-suicide in the family.
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  • General Material
January 2011

Civil Protective Orders Effective in Stopping or Reducing Partner Violence: Challenges Remain in Rural Areas with Access and Enforcement

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This brief examines urban and rural differences in the community context of partner violence and the effectiveness of protective orders. The study uses data from an urban area and a rural area in Central Appalachia in Kentucky.
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  • General Material
January 2011

PROTECT: Identifying and Protecting High Risk Victims of Gender Based Violence - an Overview

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This report summarizes project PROTECT which aims at contributing to the prevention and reduction of the most serious forms of gender-based violence against girls, young women and their children, such as grievous bodily harm, homicide and attempted homicide, including so-called honour crimes and killings.
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  • General Material
January 2011

The Faces of Fatality: Overview, Findings and Recommendations of the Florida Attorney General's Statewide Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team

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This document presents a project report and recommendations from the Florida’s statewide fatality review team.
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  • General Material
December 2010

Up to Us: Lessons learned and goals for change after thirteen years of the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review

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This sixth and final biennial report draws on the lessons learned by the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review (DVFR) after more than a decade of analysis and community conversation, and it sets out eleven goals for change.
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  • General Material
November 2010

Telling Amy's Story

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This is the 15 minute version of a full-length film that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred in central Pennsylvania on November 8, 2001. This story illustrates the importance of the fatality review process in the prevention of intimate partner homicide.
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July 2010

Lifecourse Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistan Women: Implications for Justice System Responses

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This report presents research findings on Asian battered women's help-seeking from the Criminal Justice system (CJS) and other programs and offers recommendations to the CJS for enhancing their responses to IPV in Asian communities.
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  • General Material
June 2010

The Killing Must Stop: Death at the Hands of the Person You Love - Findings and Recommendations of the Louisiana Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project

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This report presents the findings from a Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project (DVFR) that has been underway since 2005 in the state of Louisiana.
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  • General Material
March 2010

Domestic Violence Fatality Review in Indian Country

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This article, which begins on page 8 of the NDVFRI’s Fatality Review Bulletin, provides information on conducting fatality reviews with American Indian tribes in Montana.