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Added Thursday, October 25, 2012 by Department of Criminal Justice Services

Law Enforcement Domestic Violence Model Policy

In accordance with Code of Virginia § 9.1-1300(domestic violence policies and procedures for law-enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth), all law enforcement agencies are required to establish policies and procedures for responding to alleged domestic violence and family abuse. This model policy can be used or adapted by law enforcement agencies to meet this mandate, and to promote promising practices for domestic violence response and investigation.


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