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“You better say your prayers and get ready”: Guns within the context of partner abuse. Lynch, K.R., & Logan, TK. (2018) Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 33(4), 686 – 711

Type of Profession: Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

This study focused on how women in Kentucky who have experienced IPV feel about gun violence and protections from gun violence.

Insomnia, posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, and danger: Their impact on victims’ return to court for orders of protection. Mazzotta, C.M., Crean, H.F., Pigeon, W.R., & Cerulli, C. (2018) Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 21

Type of Profession: Advocates, Judges, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

This study explored associations between insomnia, PTSD symptoms, danger, and victim socio-demographics, and whether victims pursue permanent protective orders. 

Intoxicated but not incapacitated: Are there effective methods to assist juries in interpreting evidence of voluntary complainant intoxication in cases of rape? Nitschke, F.T., Masser, B.M., McKimmie, B.M., & Riachi, M. (2018) Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 25

Type of Profession: Advocates, Judges, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Sexual assault

Summary:

This study examined whether providing judicial instructions about how jurors should make use of complainant intoxication evidence assists jurors to use this evidence appropriately.

Mandatory reporting of domestic violence: What do abuse survivors think and what variables influence those opinions? Jordan, C.E., & Pritchard, A.J. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 21

Type of Profession: Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

This study explored the views on domestic violence mandatory reporting among 388 women served by Kentucky domestic violence shelters. Findings from the study were coupled with leadership from the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence to substantially amend the domestic violence reporting law.

What factors influence whether homicide cases are solved? Insights from qualitative research with detectives in Great Britain and the United States. Brookman, F., Maguire, E.R., & Maguire, M. (2018) Homicide Studies, 1 – 30

Type of Profession: Advocates, Law Enforcement, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Other crime or violence

Summary:

This article explores the views of homicide detectives in Great Britain and the U.S. regarding factors that affect the chances of solving homicides.

Police response to children present at domestic violence incidents. Swerin, D.D., Bostaph, L.G., King, L.L., & Gillespie, L.K. Child Maltreatment, 23(4), 417 – 425

Type of Profession: Advocates, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence), Child witness to IPV

Summary:

The present study identifies (1) how often children are present at DV incidents, (2) how often police officers speak directly with children who are present and what factors impact this decision, and (3) the impact of child presence on police response.

The Dark Figure of Stalking: Examining Law Enforcement Response. Brady, P.Q., & Nobles, M.R. (2017). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 32(20), 3149 – 3173.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Law Enforcement, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 1/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2018
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence), Stalking

Summary: Although scholars consider stalking to be a significant issue, its prevalence is not echoed in official data representing stalking arrests and convictions. This study used official data to examine police response to stalking. Findings indicated that, compared with other interpersonal crimes, incidents of stalking are dramatically underrecorded.

Rape Crimes: Are Victims’ Acute Psychological Distress and Perceived Social Support Associated with Police Case Decision and Victim Willingness to Participate in the Investigation? Hansen, N.B., Hansen, M., Nielsen, L.H., Bramsen, R.H., Elkit, A., & Campbell, R. (2018). Violence Against Women, 24(6), 684 – 696.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals
Volume: Volume 1/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2018
Keywords: Sexual assault

Summary: This study examined psychological distress and perceived social support in rape victims and their association with police case decisions and victims’ willingness to participate in the investigation. Results suggest that rape victims who disengage with the investigation may do so because of psychological distress.

IPV Screening and Referral Practices in an Outpatient Care Setting. Clark, Renner, & Logeais. (2017). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 12.

Type of Profession: Health Care Professionals, Mental Health Professionals
Volume: Volume 1/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2018
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary: Health care providers who screen for IPV and counsel patients can reduce victimization and positively impact women’s health, yet few routinely screen patients. This study describes barriers to screening and outlines the actual views of patients.

Evaluation of a Victim-Centered, Trauma-Informed Victim Notification Protocol for Untested Sexual Assault Kits. Campbell, R., Shaw, J., & Fehler-Cabral, G. (2018). Violence Against Women, 24(4), 379 – 400.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Law Enforcement, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 1/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2018
Keywords: Sexual assault

Summary: Hundreds of thousands of sexual assault kits have not been submitted by the police for forensic testing which raises issues regarding how victims ought to be notified about what happened to their kits. This study evaluated a victim notification protocol that was implemented in one city.

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