Offense Type and the Arrest Decision in Cases of Intimate Partner Violence

  • Alesha Durfee, Matthew D. Fetzer
  • Crime & Delinquency, July 2014, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0011128714540277

Arrests for domestic violence

What is it about?

Officers are less likely to make an arrest in reported cases of sexual intimate partner violence than for reported intimidation or physical intimate partner violence, even in states with mandatory arrest policies.

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