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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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August 2015

Key Findings: Rethinking Serial Perpetration

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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.
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April 2015

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

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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.
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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

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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.
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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.
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January 2015

The Misuse of Police Powers in Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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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.
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September 2014

A Glimpse from the Field: How Abusers are Misusing Technology

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Abusers misuse technology in many ways to stalk, harass, and impersonate victims. NNEDV's Safety Net Project surveyed victim service providers on technology-assisted abuse in order to determine how abusers are misusing technology to abuse their victims and what can be done to help.
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June 2014

Eight Things Everyone Should Know About Sexual Abuse & Sexual Offending

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This fact sheet answers some of the following questions: Can sex offenders be cured? Does sex offender treatment really work?
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  • General Material
May 2014

A Roadmap to Risk Assessment: ODARA and Maine’s CCR

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This webinar describes the process leading to the recommendation that Maine risk assessment practice be updated to include the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment (ODARA) tool.
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January 2014

Tough Talk: What boys need to know about relationship abuse

Publisher(s):
Highlights several training tools and background information for use in promoting men's involvement in the movement to end violence against women. Also included are educational materials to support the teaching of non-violence to boys and young men.
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January 2014

Stand4Respect

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The Stand4Respect campaign is a joint effort of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s prevention team and of the Coalition’s Youth Council because “we believe that we are most effective when youth and adults work together to develop cool and relevant prevention plans.”
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November 2013

Bringing Sexual Assault Offenders to Justice Roll-Call Training Video

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The goal of this video is to help officers generate stronger cases by reframing sexual assault crimes, providing tools to conduct perpetrator focused investigations, and building an understanding of victim behavior.