Testing the Link Between Child Maltreatment and Family Violence Among Police Officers

@article{Zavala2013TestingTL,
  title={Testing the Link Between Child Maltreatment and Family Violence Among Police Officers},
  author={E. Zavala},
  journal={Crime & Delinquency},
  year={2013},
  volume={59},
  pages={468 - 483}
}
  • E. Zavala
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Crime & Delinquency
  • The purpose of this study is to document the relationship between physical abuse during childhood and family violence among a group of police officers from the Baltimore Police Department in the United States. Analyzing data from the Police and Domestic Violence in Police Families in Baltimore, Maryland, 1997-1999, this study found a positive relationship between physical abuse and family violence toward spouses and children. Specifically, this study found that police officers who indicated… CONTINUE READING
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