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Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence: A Law Enforcement Officer's Guide to Enforcing Orders of Protection Nationwide

General Material
Published Date
May, 2016

This booklet is a primer on orders of protection and full faith in credit.  This guide helps law enforcement better implement the “full faith and credit” component of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, which requires law enforcement officers to enforce valid orders across the boundaries of states, tribes, and territories.