Role of Firearms in Domestic Violence. A Study of Victims, Police, and Domestic Violence Shelter Workers in West Virginia

Author: Brown, Margaret
Dameron, Samuel
Moore, Richard
Year:2000
Pages:188
ISBN:0-7734-7893-0
978-0-7734-7893-0
Price:159.95
Examines the dynamics of abusive relationships and the role of firearms in violent acts, in an attempt to assist policy-makers and NCHIP in facilitating the most effective response to domestic violence. The research was conducted by faculty in the Criminal Justice Department at Marshall University as part of a continuing commitment to education, training, and research about domestic violence. Included are a literature review, analyses of primary and secondary data collected, and recommendations for policy and training.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
1. Domestic Violence and Firearms in West Virginia
2. Mother-Child Justice Study
3. The Victim Intake Worker survey
4. Domestic Violence and Firearms, a Police Response
5. A Comparison of Data from the Victim, Police Officer, and Intake Worker surveys
6. Conclusions and Recommendations
Epilogue; References
Appendix A: A Mother-Child Justice Survey
Appendix B: Firearms and Domestic Violence, a Police Response
Appendix C: Vctim Intake Worker Study