The use of opioids has increased rapidly, leading to a public health crisis with a series of consequences and concerns for individuals, families, communities and formal care and criminal justice systems.
Research to date has shown that officers have a limited understanding of stalking within the context of domestic violence. Even more, few cases are referred to prosecutors and even fewer result in convictions for stalking.
Coordinated community responses to violence against women have been implemented since the 1970s, yet evaluations on the effectiveness of these programs have been limited.
The research referenced in this website was funded by the National Institute of Justice (2016-MU-CX-K011). Points of view on this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.