logo for print

Domestic-abuse reports get specific in Pa. police pilot program

Collecting more detailed information is important for a number of reasons, including for prosecuting the offenders.


By Troy Graham
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — For the last month, Philadelphia police officers in three districts have been documenting domestic abuse in a new and unusually detailed way.

As part of a pilot program, officers in the East Division have been using a specific domestic-violence form, developed with the help of advocacy groups and experts, that includes an extensive checklist of questions for the victims.

Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Domestic-abuse reports get specific in Pa. police pilot program

Request product info from top Police Communications companies

Thank You!

*= required

Error occured while sending data

Join the discussion

Brand focus

Sponsored content
4 awesome dispatch features in ProQA Paramount software

4 awesome dispatch features in ProQA Paramount software

Learn about how ProQA Paramount uses IAED protocols and other cool features to help call takers improve situational awareness for cops

Copyright © 2017 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.