Police Attitudes Toward Domestic Violence Offenders Journal of Interpersonal Violence

  title={Police Attitudes Toward Domestic Violence Offenders Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  author={T. K. Logan and Lisa M Shannon and Robert Walker},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={1365 - 1374}
Police attitudes are important in facilitating a sense of safety and comfort in women seeking justice-system support for protection from partner violence. This study examined police attitudes toward sanctions and treatment for domestic violence offenders compared with other violent and nonviolent offenders. In addition, police attitudes toward domestic violence offenders who do and do not use substances were examined. Officers from one city police department (n = 315) participated in a survey… Expand

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