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Massachusetts’ Simple Solution for Preventing Domestic Homicide

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In theory, domestic homicide should be easy to prevent, since men who kill their wives or girlfriends (85 percent of victims are female) generally give us lots of warning by beating, stalking, and even raping their victims, usually for years before…

Protective Mothers’ Alliance International‘s insight:

A creative solution  that’s being implemented in Massachusetts; domestic violence social workers there developed a high-risk assessment team that, using statistical methods and employing the court system in creative ways, has figured out a way to target the men most likely to kill and take special care to make it that much harder for them to do so. Kelly Dunne started the Domestic Violence High Risk Team in 2005, and since then, not a single

case she’s taken on has ended in murder, and the men who have been sentenced to GPS tracking have not committed any future acts of violence. In addition, the team has done wonders to help victims return to normal life:

See on www.slate.com

Written by protectivemothersallianceinternational

July 16, 2013 at 3:50 am

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