Domestic Violence and Firearms: Research on Statutory Interventions

April M. Zeoli, PhD, MPH | BWJP |

The crimes of domestic and dating violence and stalking are pervasive in our society.

Multiple Victim Homicides, Mass Murders, and Homicide-Suicides as Domestic Violence Events

April M. Zeoli, PhD, MPH | BWJP |

This paper explores multiple victim intimate partner homicides, including mass murders, and intimate partner homicide-suicides.

Domestic Violence-Related Mass and Spree Killings

BWJP |

Dr. Websdale will define mass and spree killing and explain the differences between familicidal, felonious, and non-felony related forms of these offenses.

A Coastal Community Leads the Way With Strong Laws and Effective Enforcement.

BWJP |

California leads the nation with some of the strictest laws on guns. Since 2004, anyone served with a temporary protective order is given only 24 hours to turn over any weapons to local law enforcement or sell them to a licensed gun dealer. Even with some of the toughest gun surrender laws on the books, enforcement of the legislation was uneven.

A Kentucky Community Races to Provide Safety.

BWJP |

Lexington, Kentucky is a community that understands that time is often critical in keeping domestic violence victims safe. Two initiatives launched by the Fayette County Sheriff and Fayette County Circuit Court, electronic Emergency Protective Orders and domestic violence order hope cards, aim to save lives when minutes matter.