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Identifying first-time family violence perpetrators: The usefulness and utility of categorisations based on police offence records

Boxall, Hayley; Rosevear, Lisa; Payne, Jason


The benefits associated with focusing strategies and interventions on family violence offenders early in their offending careers are well established. Yet accurately identifying first-time family violence perpetrators is difficult because of the high under-reporting of family violence. This study involved the analysis of police narratives completed for first-time family violence perpetrators, as identified through police offence records to determine their accuracy in identifying first-time...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice


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