She Hit Me Too

This is an article written by Gael Strack in August of 2000, and updated in January of 2001. It gives an account of domestic violence in California, and in San Diego, paying specific attention to the rising proportion of female arrests. It recommends specialized training for identifying the primary aggressor in cases of domestic violence, and explains the signs, symptoms, and significance of attempted strangulation cases, how to distinguish between offensive and defensive injuries, how to gather evidence, how to write reports, and how to conduct follow-up investigations.