Measure Classifying Strangulation as Felony Battery Moves Forward

Posted on February 19, 2013

Currently, the state’s district attorneys handle nonlethal strangulations differently. By statute, they can prosecute such cases as petty misdemeanors, misdemeanors or felonies. “Strangulation is not  Continue Reading »

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National Indian Country Training of Non-Fatal Strangulation Offenses Held

Posted on February 5, 2013

The training, held at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, SC provided an in-depth examination of the mechanics of strangulation and suffocation from a medical,  Continue Reading »

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Nampa Police Department to Mandate Strangulation Prevention Training Course for All Officers

Posted on January 30, 2013

Strangulation is more common than professionals have realized. Recent studies have now shown that 34% of abused pregnant women report being “choked” (Bullock, 2006); 47%  Continue Reading »

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Law Awakens to Choking Dangers

Posted on January 19, 2013

OFTEN NO MARKS In exploring how to best handle these cases, we learned about prosecutors in San Diego who consulted with emergency-room doctors. They learned  Continue Reading »

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Death Highlights New York’s Recent Strangulation Law

Posted on January 18, 2013

The law was implemented immediately. The state Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) reports that about 1,000 strangulation arrests are made every month. Johanna Sullivan,  Continue Reading »

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