Resources Library: Homicide & Lethality Assessment

Virginia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Newsletter

Added Tuesday, December 22, 2015 by Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

The Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner makes news and resources available to local and regional Domestic Violence Fatality Review Teams through a semi-annual newsletter.  The July, 2015 issue features a recap of the 2015 National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative Conference and recent data on elder abuse deaths in Virginia.  Previous issues can be found here:  http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/medexam/dvfr/newsletters.htm 

Virginia Domestic Violence Fatality Review: January 2016 Newsletter

Added Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

The January 2016 issue of the Virginia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Newsletter can be found here.

Virginia’s Lethal Loopholes: Policy Solutions to Domestic Homicides Committed with Firearms

Added Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

The Eductional Fund to Stop Gun Violence recently issued an overview of policy issues surrounding fatal domestic violence involving firearms in Virginia.  The full report can be found here.