New Article on Responding to Domestic Violence

Published by the Office of Community Oriented Policing, “Domestic Violence 101: How Should a Law Enforcement Agency Respond?” discusses best practices for police agencies responding to domestic violence; what resources exist to support their work; and how law enforcement officers and departments can build skills, capacity and comfort to address these crimes and the individuals involved with expertise and care. The article provides the essentials which officers should know about domestic violence and the importance of having a departmental domestic violence policy.

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