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Description:

Of all women murdered in the United States, 40-50 percent are murdered by their intimate partners and 45 percent occur when the woman is trying to leave her abusive partner.

Women threatened with a gun are 20 times more likely to be murdered.

Approximately 1.3 million women are physically assaulted by an intimate partner per year in the United States.

Practitioners and researchers have built strong partnerships to understand and prevent intimate partner violence. In this webinar, co-sponsored with the National Institute of Justice, the audience learned about the Danger Assessment (DA) and how this tool is changing the way police in Baltimore, Maryland are addressing domestic violence. What Baltimore is doing may help your jurisdiction.

Resources:

National Institute of Justice - page on Intimate Partner Violence

Klein, Andrew R. Practical Implication of Current Domestic Violence Research: For Law Enforcement, Prosecutors and Judges, NIJ Special Report, June 2009. (PDF)

Roehl, Janice; Chris O’Sullivan; Daniel Webster; Jacquelyn Campbell. Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment Validation Study, Final Report. NIJ Research Report. May 2005. (PDF)

Koziol-McLain, J., Webster, D., McFarlane, J., Block, C. R., Ulrich, Y., Glass, N., & Campbell, J. C. (2006). "Risk factors for femicide-suicide in abusive relationships: Results from a multi-site case control study." Violence & Victims, 21. 3-21. (PDF)

Campbell, J. C., Webster, D., Koziol-McLain, J., Block CR, Campbell, D., Curry, MA, Gary, F, Sachs, C. Sharps, PW, Wilt, S., Manganello, J., Xu, X. (2003). "Risk factors for femicide in abusive relationships: Results from a multi-site case control study." American Journal of Public Health, 93, 1089-1097. (PDF)

Snider, C., Webster, D. W., O’Sullivan, C. S. & Campbell, J. C. (2009). "Intimate partner violence: Development of a Brief Risk Assessment for the Emergency Department." Academic Emergency Medicine.

Campbell, J.C., Webster, D. W., & Glass, N. E. (2009). "The Danger Assessment: Validation of a lethality risk assessment instrument for intimate partner femicide." Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24, 653-74.

Glass, N., Laughon, K., Campbell, JC, Block, C. R., Hanson, G., Sharps, P. W., Taliaferro, E. (2008)."Non-fatal strangulation is an important risk factor for homicide of women." Journal of Emergency Medicine, 35, 329-335.

Campbell, J. C. (1986). "Nursing assessment for risk of homicide with battered women." Advances in Nursing Science, 8(4) 36-51.

Campbell, J. C. (1981). "Misogyny and homicide of women." Advances in Nursing Science, 3(2), 67-85. [no abstract, first page only]

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