Determining Police Response to Domestic Violence Victims

@article{Buzawa1993DeterminingPR,
  title={Determining Police Response to Domestic Violence Victims},
  author={Eve S. Buzawa and Thomas L. Austin},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  year={1993},
  volume={36},
  pages={610 - 623}
}
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