Arresting Victims: The Unintended Consequences of Pro Arrest Policies for Women and Girls
Published by: Shabnam Javdani
Many people believe that increasing arrests of women and girls reflect a reality that women and girls have become more violent. Research does not support this belief. This webinar will describe national and state level trends documenting how pro and dual arrest policies have affected women and girls, who overwhelmingly report victimization histories. Best practices and recommendations based on current research will be presented.