A Collaborative Approach in Policing Domestic Violence

Cheron DuPree, Institute for Law and Justice

The Institute for Law and Justice has just completed the national evaluation of the Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies Program. Under this program, the Austin Police Department created the Family Violence Protection Team to address the problem of domestic violence. This centralized team also consists of the Travis County Sheriff, County Attorney, Legal Aid, Women's Advocacy Project, and SafePlace.

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Updated 05/20/2006