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Pub. Type:
Report
Title:
Profile of Intimate Partner Violence Cases in Large Urban Counties
Subtitle/Series Name:
Bureau of Justice Statistics Special Report
Abstract:
Examines the characteristics and processing of 3,750 cases of intimate partner violence, filed in the state courts of 16 large urban counties in May 2002. Topics covered include the types of charges filed against defendants, incident-specific information such as victim injury, defendant weapon use, evidence obtained, adjudication outcomes, and sentences imposed on convicted defendants. The report also examines the impact of various case characteristics on the likelihood of conviction. See also State Court Processing of Domestic Violence Cases. source
Issue/No.:
NCJ 228193
Producer:
United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Place of Production:
Washington, DC

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