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Evaluation of Efforts to Implement No-Drop Policies – Two Central Values in Conflict, Final Report

This study was conducted in 2001 to determine if prosecution without the victim's cooperation is feasible with appropriate increases in resources. Researchers Smith, Davis, Nickles, and Davies found that many survivors thought that it was... Read More

Victim Resource Program – What May Happen While Your Case is Pending

Created by the Denver City Attorney's Office, this one-page template resource can be given to victims whose cases are still pending. It provides examples of how the defendant may respond in an attempt to sway... Read More

Meet Me at the Hill Where We Used to Park – Interpersonal Processes Associated with Victim Recantation

"[This study] used live telephone conversations between domestic violence perpetrators and victims to answer novel questions about how and why victims arrive at their decision to recant and/or refuse prosecution efforts [… the results] identify,... Read More

Maricopa County Domestic Violence Protocol Manual

"This document provides the process for prosecuting domestic violence felony cases. The model guides [the work of Maricopa County], as well as the interactions with [their] partners, to ensure smooth case transfers and successful convictions."... Read More