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*how to approach a domestic violence situation when responding to an emergency call

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A key source to be able to understand domestic violence laws in the U.S. is to read VAWA (Violence Against Women's Act). The Act can be found in this site: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=109_cong_bills&docid=f:h3402enr.txt.pdf The Office on Violence Against Women in the Department of Justice oversees domestic violence laws in the country.

In each state, specific programs are developed in order to deal with domestic violent crimes in the communities. An example is in Bollingbrook, Illinois, where the Police Department has a specific program to implement domestic violence laws. Included in the program is a team approach to ...

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