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The Association between Serious Mental Illness and Violence: Some Common Assumptions and Misconceptions. Ahonen, L., Loeber, R., & Brent, D.A. (2017).

Trauma, Violence, & Abuse , 1 – 13.

Type of Profession: Judges, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 1/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2018
Keywords: Other crime or violence

Summary:

This study addresses the extent to which serious mental health problems are associated with violence and especially gun-related violence, and misconceptions that people often hold.

A 10-Year Study of the Impact of Intimate Partner Violence Primary Aggressor Laws on Single and Dual Arrest. Hirschel, McCormack, & Buzawa. (2017).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 35.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Law Enforcement, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 1/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2018
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence)

Summary:

After mandatory arrest policies were enacted, arrest rates in IPV cases increased, but this has not been universally viewed as beneficial because it has included an increase in dual arrest, and in the arrest of women/victims.