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Gorham, Maine P.D. Memo – EMS evaluation policy

This sample memorandum of agreement was written by the Police Department in agreement with the Fire Department in Gorham, Maine. As a result of this agreement, the community no longer charges victims of Domestic Violence... Read More

Adult Strangulation and/or Suffocation Discharge Information

This resource is intended for healthcare professionals to provide discharge/follow-up information to survivors who have been treated after a non-fatal strangulation and/or suffocation. Read More

Risks Associated with Use of Carotid Vascular Restraints/LVNR

This presentation was created by Police Surgeon Dr. Bill Smock to discuss the physical risks associated with the use of Carotid vascular restraint/sleeper hold/LVNR. Read More

Head Injury Rack Card

This resource was created as a "rack card" for use in waiting areas, lobbies etc. to provide information on head injuries and strangulation in a shortened format that is easy to notice. Read More

Invisible Injuries: Head Injury Booklet

This booklet was created by the Ohio Domestic Violence Network as a guide for survivors of traumatic head injury to help better understand their injury and symptoms. The resource reviews what to expect after a... Read More