Examines the impact of proactive enforcement of court-imposed no-contact orders (NCO) on offender behavior and victim safety in cases of misdemeanor domestic violence. The objectives were to assess whether proactive enforcement: (1) increased victim knowledge about NCO; (2) reduced contact between offenders and victims; and (3) increased victim safety and promoted well-being. Contents: (I) Introduction: Two Types of Protection Orders; Relevant Historical Info. for the Current Study; Current Study; (II) Review of the Recent Civil Protection Order Literature: Protection Order Evaluations; Characteristics of Women Who Seek Protection Orders; Other Issues Regarding Obtaining Orders; Limitations of Prior Research; (III) Results. Charts and tables.Opinions or points of view expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official position or ... But, in addition to issuing a protective order, the system must take action against further domestic violence by initiatinganbsp;...
|Title||:||Impact of Proactive Enforcement of No-Contact Orders on Victim Safety and Repeat Victimization|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2010-08|