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NCJ Number: 51892 Find in a Library
Title: REPORT ON THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S CONFERENCE ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Journal: CRIME PREVENTION REVIEW  Volume:6  Issue:1  Dated:(OCTOBER 1978)  Pages:8-18
Author(s): C R KORNBLUM
Corporate Author: California Office of the Attorney General Crime Prevention Unit
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: California Office of the Attorney General Crime Prevention Unit
Los Angeles, CA 90010
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE SPONSORED A STATEWIDE CONFERENCE ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO EVALUATE THE RESPONSIVENESS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM TO BOTH VICTIMS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS.
Abstract: HELD IN 1977, THE CONFERENCE PANELISTS REPRESENTING LAW ENFORCEMENT, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, COMMUNITY AND LEGAL SERVICES, WOMEN'S SHELTERS, VICTIMS, MEDICAL EXPERTS, AND PSYCHOLOGY EXPERTS PRESENTED EXPERTISE ON THE SUBJECT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. PRELIMINARY SURVEYS CONDUCTED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE INDICATED THAT THE FOLLOWING AREAS WERE OF GREATEST INTEREST TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS, PUBLIC AGENCIES, AND THE PUBLIC: LAW ENFORCEMENT CRISIS INTERVENTION TECHNIQUES FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES, RESPONSE OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM TO THE NEEDS OF VICTIMS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, ALTERNATIVES TO PROSECUTION IN BATTERING CASES, AND EMERGENCY AND LONG-TERM SERVICES AVAILABLE TO VICTIMS AND THEIR CHILDREN. TOPICS ADDRESSED IN THE SIX CONFERENCE PANELS WERE THE PROBLEM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN GENERAL, LAW ENFORCEMENT INTERVENTION IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCEDURES FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES, DEVELOPMENTS IN CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS, FEDERAL AND STATE LEGISLATION TO DEAL WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROBLEMS, AND THE DELIVERY OF SERVICES TO VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (CONCILIATION COURTS, LEGAL SERVICES TO VICTIMS AND WITNESSES, MODELS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE COORDINATION, POLICE REFERRALS, MEDICAL SERVICES, SHELTERS FOR BATTERED WOMEN AND CHILDREN, CHILD CARE, UNDOCUMENTED ALIENS, FUNDING SPECIAL SERVICES TO VICTIMS AND TO LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DYNAMICS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CRISIS INTERVENTION. (DEP)
Index Term(s): California; Criminal justice system effectiveness; Criminal Justice System Response to Victims; Crisis intervention; Domestic assault; Domestic relations; Family courts; Family crisis; Family offenses; Law enforcement; Violence
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