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Offenders / Perpetrators Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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Special Collection

Special Collection
November 2009

Resources Addressing the Perpetration of Sexual Violence

This collection provides resources that address the topics of sex offender risk, assessment, management, treatment, and supervision.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
September 2018

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2016 Homicide Data

Publisher(s):
When Men Murder Women is an annual report prepared by the Violence Policy Center detailing the reality of homicides committed by males against females in single victim/single offender incidents.
Materials
  • General Material
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.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2017

The Internet & Intimate Partner Violence: Technology Changes, Abuse Doesn’t

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Online harassment itself is often a form of domestic or sexual violence, and the abuse is often a combination of online intimidation with offline abuse. This article explores ways in which abusers often use the internet and discusses implications for prosecutors.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
September 2016

What are best practices for family reunification after child sexual abuse?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In NRCDV's September 2016 TA Question of the month, Jennifer Benner outlines best practices and offers additional resources for the process of reunification after child sexual abuse.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2015

Hands Up at Home: Militarized Masculinity and Police Officers Who Commit Intimate Partner Abuse

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This article examines the violence and abuse perpetrated by police against their intimate partners and asks whether criminalization can succeed as a policy when police officers are disproportionately committing intimate partner abuse.
Materials
  • General Material
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.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2015

Key Findings: Rethinking Serial Perpetration

Publisher(s):
Although it is clear that a subset of perpetrators do commit multiple acts of rape over time, the research suggests that most perpetrators do not chronically offend over time. Instead, perpetrators are much more heterogeneous in terms of their risk factors, methods of coercion, and pattern of offending over time.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2015

The Future of Sex Offense Courts: How Expanding Specialized Sex Offense Courts Can Help Reduce Recidivism and Improve Victim Reporting

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This law review article explores the topic of specialized sex offense courts. It describes key elements to successful sex offender courts, discusses some criticisms of specialized sex offense courts, and offers some potential improvements to the specialized sex court model.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2015

Risk Factors for Men’s Lifetime Perpetration of Physical Violence against Intimate Partners: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Eight Countries

Author(s):
This paper examines men’s lifetime physical intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration across eight low- and middle-income countries to better understand key risk factors that interventions can target in order to promote gender equality and reduce IPV.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

Developing Policy on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

Author(s):
This article discusses various elements that may be considered by police administrators and victim advocates for inclusion in a policy on officer-involved domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

The Misuse of Police Powers in Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

Author(s):
This document explores how the power and authority granted to officers to protect the public can lead to the abuse of their power. Recommendations are provided for advocates working with survivors whose batterers are in law enforcement.