In same sex couples, the signs of intimate partner violence are often missed or calls for service discounted as just a disturbance between roommates or “friends.” Recognize the prevalence of dual arrests in same sex intimate partner violence cases vs. opposite sex cases. Misunderstanding these cases or not recognizing the calls for service as intimate partner violence can be devastating and deadly. This session will explore recent studies which highlight law enforcement’s missteps in recognizing these calls as intimate partner violence and discuss the unique dynamics present in these cases. The presenter will also provide attendees with tangible tools to accurately identify the predominate aggressor in same sex intimate partner violence cases.
As a result of this webinar, participants will be better able to:
- Recognize the prevalence of dual arrests in same sex intimate partner violence cases vs. opposite sex cases.
- Identify best practice investigative strategies to cases rather than relying on preconceived experiences.
- Discuss the history of the Queer community and the intricacies of its relationship with the criminal justice system.
- Utilize the tools provided to help identify predominate aggressors in LGBTQIA+ IPV relationships.
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