Domestic violence is a widespread problem for both law enforcement and public health. Unfortunately, it gets swept under the rug. Despite how actions involved in domestic violence can result in heinous criminal offenses, for some, it is seen as a civil dispute that no one within a community wants to get tangled in nor mediate.
On this webinar, the seriousness of domestic violence, identifying offenders and victims, the consequences after the incident, and best practices when investigating such cases are discussed by Sara Mahoney of the Allegany County Probation Department.
Check out this infographic that reviews the Pre Sentencing Investigation Process.