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Criminal Justice Reference: 166377

Criminal Justice Reference: 166377

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Domestic Violence and Stalking:
 
The Second Annual Report to Congress under the Violence Against Women Act 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PREFACE...................................................................................................................................iFOREWORD............................................................................................................................iiiINTRODUCTION.....................................................................................................................1Background.........................................................................................................................1Scope of the Report............................................................................................................3Chapter 1: INCIDENCE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND STALKING............................5Incidence of Domestic Violence.........................................................................................5Prevalence and Characteristics of Stalking.........................................................................6Conclusion........................................................................................................................13Chapter 2: ANTISTALKING LEGISLATION.......................................................................15Interstate Stalking Punishment and Prevention Act of 1996............................................15State Antistalking Legislation...........................................................................................16Chapter 3: AN OVERVIEW OF STALKING-RELATED PROGRAMS,STRATEGIES, AND PROTOCOLS.......................................................................................17Implications of Stalking Characteristics for Program Development................................17Characteristics of Stalking-Related Programs..................................................................18Managing and Developing Stalking Cases.......................................................................18Intervening in Stalking Cases...........................................................................................23Prosecuting Stalking Cases...............................................................................................25Meeting the Needs of Stalking Victims............................................................................28Conclusion........................................................................................................................31Chapter 4: DATA COLLECTION AND EVALUATION OFSTALKING-RELATED PROGRAMS, STRATEGIES, AND PROTOCOLS........................33Stalking-Related Data Collection.....................................................................................33Stalking-Related Program Evaluation..............................................................................36Conclusion........................................................................................................................36Chapter 5: VICTIMS’ PERCEPTIONS OF EFFECTIVENESS OF PROTECTIVEORDERS AS AN INTERVENTION IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND STALKING.........37Examination of Protection Orders in Three Jurisdictions.................................................37Evaluation of Benefits in the Context of Victims’ Experiences........................................38Measuring Victims’ Perceptions of Effectiveness of Protection Orders...........................39Findings and Implications for Practice.............................................................................39Conclusion........................................................................................................................44
 
Domestic Violence and Stalking:
 
The Second Annual Report to Congress under the Violence Against Women Act 
Chapter 6: THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE’S RESPONSETO STALKING AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE....................................................................45Federal Activities Addressing Stalking and Domestic Violence.......................................45State and Local Activities.................................................................................................47Conclusion........................................................................................................................50Chapter 7: LOOKING FORWARD........................................................................................51NOTES....................................................................................................................................55Appendix A: ANTISTALKING LEGISLATION UPDATE FORSTATES AND SELECTED TERRITORIES........................................................................A-1Appendix B: BIBLIOGRAPHY...........................................................................................B-1Appendix C: LIST OF CONTACTS FOR STALKING-RELATEDPROGRAMS, STRATEGIES, AND PROTOCOLS.............................................................C-1

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The TMU unit of the LAPD is completely corrupt. They make big money off of thier positions and actually stalk innocent inviduals in order to line their pockets. Jeff Dunn and John Gregozek are gangsters and criminals and the whole unit is a disgrace.
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