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IACP Releases Four-Part Training Video: The Crime of Domestic Violence

The crime of domestic violence is complex and law enforcement officers often feel frustrated and discouraged when responding. Officers provide as much support to victims as possible, but when equipped with a better understanding of the nuances and dynamics of … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Community Awareness

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), we are highlighting innovative responses to domestic violence and community efforts of three police departments. The third agency to be highlighted is the Apache Junction Police Department (Arizona). Every year during Domestic … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Lethality Assessment Program

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), we are highlighting innovative responses to domestic violence and community efforts of three police departments. The second agency to be highlighted is the East Hartford Police Department (Connecticut). In 2012, the East … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Public Service Announcement

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), we are highlighting innovative responses to domestic violence and community efforts of three police departments.  The first agency to be highlighted is the Springfield Police Department (Missouri). Springfield Police Department recently partnered … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2014

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month –what are you doing to support victims? Throughout the month of October we will be highlighting the efforts of three departments that have implemented innovative practices to respond to domestic violence and partnered with … Continue reading

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Conference Event: Domestic Violence and Firearms- Protecting Victims

On Tuesday October 28th, the National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women will hold a focus group on firearms and domestic violence at the IACP’s Annual Conference and Expo. The focus group seeks to collect information to create … Continue reading

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Congressional Hearings on Violence Against Women

IACP National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women staff recently attended a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women from Gun Violence”.  The hearing was chaired by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). The panel heard … Continue reading

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Vermont Executives Enhance Leadership on Violence Against Women

Last month, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women team, in collaboration with the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services (VCCVS), hosted the Vermont Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against … Continue reading

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Today is Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day (January 28th) falls during National Stalking Awareness Month (January), highlighting the fact that technology and personal information available on the Internet are used to control and stalk individuals. Cyber stalkers increasingly use a variety of telephone, surveillance, … Continue reading

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January is Stalking Awareness Month

Did you know that 6.6 million people are stalked in one year in the United States? Statistics show that 1 in 6 women, and 1 in 19 men have experienced stalking victimization at some point during their lifetime (Michele C. … Continue reading

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