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Homicide / Lethality Content Topic Results

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June 2017

Life in the Margins: Expanding Intimate Partner Violence Services for Women of Color by Using Data as Evidence

Publisher(s):
This TA Guidance provides a broad perspective to the field that states that women of color lives matter, and that it is imperative that we reach out to the margins in order to bring the experiences of women of color to the center of our work.
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May 2017

Pennsylvania Crime Code: Strangulation

Publisher(s):
Research into domestic violence fatalities shows that an abuser’s attempt to strangle the victim can be a dramatic predictor of future lethality in intimate partner violence cases. Section 2718 amends Title 18 of the Pennsylvania crimes code and allows defendants to be charged with the crime of strangulation - as well as felony charges in domestic violence cases.
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May 2017

Firearm Justifiable Homicides and Non-Fatal Self-Defense Gun Use

Publisher(s):
Data analyzed in this report, although not specific to intimate partner violence, suggest that victims of attempted or completed violent crimes rarely use firearms in self-defense.
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March 2017

Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project 2016: 13th Annual Report

Publisher(s):
This report by the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project takes a closer look at the suicide-homicide connection. Perpetrators attempted or completed suicide in 38% of cases reviewed by the Project and 37% of perpetrators had threatened or attempted suicide in incidents that occurred prior to the homicide.
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September 2016

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data

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The study covers homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender, and uses data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Supplementary Homicide Report.
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October 2015

American Roulette: Murder-Suicide in the United States, Fifth Edition

Publisher(s):
This is the fifth edition of the VPC’s American Roulette: Murder-Suicide in the United States. The study analyzes news reports of murder-suicides for the six-month period January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. To the VPC’s knowledge, it is the largest and most comprehensive analysis available on murder-suicide in the United States.
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October 2015

Not One More: A Report of Domestic Violence Homicides in Massachusetts from 2003 to 2012

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This report studies domestic violence homicides in Massachusetts during a ten-year period.
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September 2015

Research Designs in the Real World: Testing the Effectiveness of an IPV Intervention

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This article describes a study of the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP), which is a partnership between law enforcement agencies and domestic violence service providers developed by the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence.
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September 2015

Accounting for Risk and Danger Practice Checklists: Coordinating Risk Assessment in Domestic Violence Cases

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These checklists are intended to help jurisdictions ensure that their criminal justice responses identify and address potential risks to victims, based on sound research on risk factors associated with IPV.
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May 2015

LAP Info Packet and FAQ

Publisher(s):
The LAP is a multi-pronged intervention that consists of a standardized, evidence-based lethality assessment instrument and accompanying referral protocol that helps first responders make a differentiated response that is tailored to the unique circumstances of High-Danger victims.
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January 2015

2014 Femicide Report

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The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women publishes The Femicide Report, a report on women and children murdered in Minnesota, to educate the public about the lethality of domestic violence and child abuse.
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January 2015

Stalking Fact Sheet

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet from the Stalking Resource Center defines stalking, lists some common stalking tactics, and offers statistics on the prevalence of stalking. Note that several of the main tactics include the misuse of technology, and that there are links between stalking, domestic violence, and intimate partner homicide.