Characteristics of victims coarrested for intimate partner violence.

@article{Houry2006CharacteristicsOV,
  title={Characteristics of victims coarrested for intimate partner violence.},
  author={Debra Houry and S. Venkata Ramana Reddy and Constance S. Parramore},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={
          1483-92
        }
}
This study evaluated the frequency of coarrest in female victims who utilized 911 for intimate partner violence (IPV) and any patterns or circumstances that increased the likelihood of coarrest. All cases of police-documented IPV where a female IPV victim was arrested in conjunction with the perpetrator were included. Each incident report was reviewed to determine demographic characteristics of the victim, weapon and substance involvement, presence of children, and violence severity. Of IPV… CONTINUE READING
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