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Community Corrections Response to Domestic Violence: Guidelines for Practice

A project of the American Probation and Parole Association, this manual was published in May of 2009. It provides a series of guidelines for community corrections professionals that support a proactive community supervision approach for... Read More

Domestic Violence Law Enforcement Protocol – Santa Clara County

Created by the Police Chiefs’ Association of Santa Clara County in 2008, the Domestic Violence Protocol for Law Enforcement provides guidelines and establishes standards for public safety call takers, dispatchers, first responders and investigators in... Read More

The Role of Judges and Courts in a Family Justice Center

Created by the Alliance in December of 2008, this document outlines the roles of judges and courts in the FJC Model. The document explores the latter roles in correlation to advocacy and support related to... Read More

Final Report of the Domestic Violence Practice and Procedure Task Force

Created by the Judicial Council of California in January of 2008, this document details recommended guidelines and practices for improving the administration of justice in domestic violence cases. It includes information regarding court leadership, the... Read More

Victim Defendants (Draft) – City of Seattle

Created by the City of Seattle in April of 2005, this document explains how victims are sometimes accused by their batterers, making them the defendants in cases of domestic violence, and discusses how domestic violence... Read More