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Domestic Violence Report, A Special Issue on Strangulation

The Domestic Violence Report is a publication of the Civic Research Institute. In this special issue, Editor Kelly Weisberg writes, “We are delighted to present this special issue on Strangulation, a topic of great interest... Read More

Responding to Strangulation in Alaska: Guidelines for Law Enforcement, Health Care Providers, Advocates and Prosecutors

Strangulation impacts all professionals working on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking cases. Today, it is understood unequivocally that strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence. “Responding to Strangulation... Read More

Responding to Non-Fatal Strangulation Cases: The Maricopa County Law Enforcement Protocol

Presented by: Sgt. Dan Rincon, Cindi Nannetti, Esq., and Jill Rable, BSN MSN-ED RN CPN SANE-A. First responders play a vital role in responding to and documenting IPV strangulation crimes. During this webinar, the presenters... Read More

Mental Health and Strangulation: Addressing Behavioral Effects in Strangulation Survivors

Presented by: Detective Sylvia Vella, Psy.D, San Diego Police Department. Strangulation crimes are prevalent; over 68% of domestic violence and sexual assault perpetrators have strangled their victim. Moreover, as family violence professionals know and understand,... Read More

A Pain in the Neck: A Rare Case of Isolated Hyoid Bone Trauma

This article reports the first case of dislocation of the symphysis between the great cornu and the body of the hyoid bone following strangulation in survivors. It also reviews the current knowledge on hyoid bone... Read More