BJS/JRSA Annual Conference
Purpose of the Study - To Inform Policy Makers by:
Domestic Violence as a Factor in Overall Violence:
DV Arrest Rate for Non-Whites Higher than for Whites
DV Arrest Rate for Males Higher than for Females
Young Adults had the Highest DV Arrest Rates.
Marital Violence was the Most Common Form of DV
Dual Arrests have Declined since 1997.
Dual Arrests were Least Common among Ex-Spouses
From SCIBRS we know DV Arrestees are:
What SCIBRS canít tell us about DV Offenders:
Educational Achievement among DV offenders.
Employment Status among DV Offenders.
Drug Testing among DV Offenders.
Specific Drugs of Choice among DV offenders.
Do DV Offenders come from Violent Homes?
Do DV Offenders Admit Guilt?
DV Offender Marital Status
What Treatment are DV Offenders Receiving?
Are DV Offenders Chronic Offenders?