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Title: Family Violence Police Officer's Handbook
Author(s): E V Martin
Corporate Author: Detroit Metropolitan Police Acad
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 401
Sponsoring Agency: Detroit Metropolitan Police Acad
Detroit, MI 48202
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 89-FX-CX-0005
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This handbook of training modules presents information and strategies to enable police officers to intervene effectively in family violence incidents in the community.
Abstract: The handbook identifies family violence course goals and objectives and provides instruction in individual training modules. Topics covered in the training modules include the cycle of domestic violence and the dynamics of abuse; group and family interactions; legislation and ordinances; communication and perceptions; officer motivation and attitude; elder, spouse, and child abuse; the handling of abnormal and violent persons; crisis intervention; suicide and suicide prevention; safety techniques; fact-finding procedures; civil liabilities and arrest; stress awareness and management; and family values and cultural diversity. The handbook contains a selection of family violence scenarios and a bibliography. 2 appendixes
Main Term(s): Domestic assault; Police domestic violence training
Index Term(s): Crisis intervention; Domestic assault prevention; Michigan; Police attitudes
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