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October 2018    /   Pretrial

Pretrial Strategy for Handling Intimate Partner Violence: An Innovation Fund Case Study from Buncombe County, North Carolina

by Urban Institute

Case study that highlights the experience of Buncombe County, North Carolina, in implementing a specialized protocol for handling intimate partner violence (IPV) during the pretrial stage. Examines the early outcomes and implementation challenges, builds on the research about the effective pretrial supervision of IPV cases, and charts a course for other localities that seek to institute an effective coordinated response.

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