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Profile of Intimate Partner Violence Cases in Large Urban Counties

NCJ Number
228193
Date Published
Agencies
BJS
Publication Series
Publication Type
Report
Annotation
This report 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.
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.
Date Created: October 5, 2011