Correctional Officers and Domestic Violence: Experiences and Attitudes

  title={Correctional Officers and Domestic Violence: Experiences and Attitudes},
  author={C. Valentine and Karen Oehme and Annelise Martin},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  • C. Valentine, Karen Oehme, Annelise Martin
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Family Violence
  • This article presents the first statewide data regarding correctional officers’ attitudes about and personal experiences with domestic violence. Online surveys were administered to Florida correctional officers asking a series of questions, including their beliefs and attitudes about the prevalence of domestic violence among colleagues, and their childhood and adult experiences with domestic violence. Results from 710 officers revealed that 33 % of respondents knew about correctional officers… CONTINUE READING
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