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What is an FJC? Two-Part Series

The Family Justice Center Movement has been growing across the country and around the world. Today, there are over 130 Family Justice/Multi-Agency (FJ/MA) Centers using a co-located service model across the United States with 50-75 in... Read More

Strangulation Suffocation Supplemental Investigative Worksheet

  Our new strangulation worksheet is available for free to all law enforcement agencies to use for the handling of strangulation cases across the United States. It was designed by the Legal Committee for the Institute and peer reviewed by our national... Read More

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