Recommended Websites

The following websites are recommended for family violence professionals to learn more about Intimate Partner Violence Strangulation crimes:

California District Attorneys Association (CDAA)
The California District Attorneys Association (CDAA) is a source of continuing legal education and legislative advocacy for its membership. In addition of offering seminars, publications, and extensive online tools, CDAA serves as forum for the exchange of information and innovation in the criminal justice field.

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is a comprehensive professional organization that serves the leaders of today and develops the leaders of tomorrow. For over 100 years, the IACP has been launching internationally acclaimed programs, speaking on behalf of law enforcement, conducting ground-breaking research, and providing exemplary programs and services to members across the globe.

International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)
The International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) expects its members to aspire to the highest standards of ethical nursing practice. Forensic nurses collaborate with nurses, healthcare providers, and other professionals throughout the world to promote ethically informed and culturally competent practices.

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is the oldest and largest national medical specialty organization representing physicians who practice emergency medicine. With more than 32,000 members, ACEP is the leading continuing education source for emergency physicians and the primary information resource on developments in the specialty.

National District Attorneys Association (NDAA)
The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) was formed in 1950 by local prosecutors to give a focal point to advance their causes and issues at the national level. NDAA representatives regularly meet with the Department of Justice, members of Congress and other national associations to represent the views of prosecutors to influence federal and national policies and programs that affect law enforcement and prosecution.

Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP)
Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) develops and promotes innovations in policy and practice that improve the response to intimate partner violence. BWJP is the national resource center on civil and criminal justice responses to intimate partner violence (IPV).

AEquitas
AEquitas’ mission is to improve the quality of justice in sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking cases by developing, evaluating, and refining prosecution practices that increase victim safety and offender accountability. AEquitas’ staff is comprised of former prosecutors, with decades of experience, who conduct legal research; provide 24/7 case consultation; serve as mentors and trainers; and publish resources. The individualized assistance AEquitas provides is data driven and incorporates customized strategies that are easy to implement, resulting in prosecutors’ ability to sustain effective practices and promote systemic change.