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Disparate Levels of Stress in Police and Correctional Officers: Preliminary Evidence from a Pilot Study on Domestic Violence
New data from a prevention curriculum project on officer-involved domestic violence reveals significant differences in the reported job stress of Florida's correctional officers when compared toExpand
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Characteristics of Supervised Visitation Programs Serving Child Maltreatment and Other Cases
Supervised visitation programs allow parents who may be a risk to their children or to another parent to experience parent–child contact while in the presence of an appropriate third party. Use of aExpand
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Child Custody and Visitation Decisions in Domestic Violence Cases: Legal Trends, Risk Factors, and Safety Concerns
VAWnet is a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. “Although there is a need for much more practice experience and research, our current knowledge of risk factors for continuedExpand
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Workplace experiences of gay and lesbian criminal justice officers in the United States: a qualitative investigation of officers attending a LGBT law enforcement conference
ABSTRACT Criminal justice culture values traditional masculinity, which has led to adverse workplace experiences for officers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). This studyExpand
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Law Enforcement Officers and Employee Assistance Programs
Purpose – The toll of the stresses of policing on officers’ physical and mental health and on their individual work and family functioning has been well documented in the literature. Given theExpand
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Law Enforcement Officers’ Perception of Rape and Rape Victims: A Multimethod Study
In a study to assess law enforcement officers’ perceptions of rape and rape victims, researchers asked 149 law enforcement officers to respond to surveys which included a definition of rape measure,Expand
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Alcohol Abuse, PTSD, and Officer-Committed Domestic Violence
In a unique prevention project in a large US state, researchers explored how alcohol abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) rates influence rates of self-reported domestic violence committedExpand
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In October of 2009, a police lieutenant in Florida murdered the mother of one of his children and then fatally turned the gun on himself. The tragedy brought into dramatic focus a phenomenon that hadExpand
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Police Responses to Cases of Officer-Involved Domestic Violence: The Effects of a Brief Web-Based Training
No national research has examined the effect of law enforcement officer training on the problem of officerinvolved domestic violence (OIDV). This study investigated responses of officers (n = 852) toExpand
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