Policies on Police Officer Domestic Violence: Prevalence and Specific Provisions Within Large Police Agencies

  title={Policies on Police Officer Domestic Violence: Prevalence and Specific Provisions Within Large Police Agencies},
  author={K. Lonsway},
  journal={Police Quarterly},
  pages={397 - 422}
  • K. Lonsway
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Police Quarterly
  • Research was conducted to determine the prevalence and specific provisions of policies regarding officer-involved domestic violence. First, a national sample of 78 large police agencies was surveyed, and 23 agencies (29%) indicated that they had such a specific policy. However, a number of factors suggests that this estimate is probably artificially high. Second, a total of 22 policies was analyzed with a coding structure based on the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Model… CONTINUE READING
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