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Domestic Violence Protocols

Title

Good Practice Guidance

Description

This Good Practice Report is based on the findings from the evaluation of the existing five specialist DV courts and the two pilots, in Caerphilly, Gwent and Croydon, London, which provided evidence of good practice to deliver improved work on domestic violence cases.

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Good Practice Guidance PDF

Title

Good Practice Guidance - Summary

Description

This summary of good practice is based on the findings from the two-year CPS Domestic Violence (DV) Project, which included the evaluation of the existing five UK specialist domestic violence courts and the two pilots.

Additional Notes

Available as Adobe Acrobat PDF
Good Practice Guidance - Summary PDF

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Evaluation of Specialist Domestic Violence Courts/Fast Track Systems

Description

A CPS/DCA report evaluating five domestic violence specialist court systems.

Additional Notes

Available as Adobe Acrobat PDF
Evaluation of Specialist Domestic Violence Courts/Fast Track Systems PDF

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Evaluation of Domestic Violence Pilots sites at Caerphilly (Gwent) and Croydon 2005/2005 - Independent Report

Description

Final independent report summarising the finding from these Domestic Violence pilots.

Additional Notes

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Evaluation of Domestic Violence Pilots sites at Caerphilly (Gwent) and Croydon 2005/2005 - Independent Report
Instrument 1 - Confidential Client Assessment Form
Instrument 2 - Domestic Violence Pilot Project Evaluation Form (CPS form)
Appendix 6 (as detailed in the Report) - List of Tables

Title

Evaluation of Domestic Violence Pilot Sites at Gwent and Croydon 2004/05

Description

Independent Interim Report summarising the evidence and issues emerging from the first phase of this evaluation (to June 2004).

Additional Notes

Available as Adobe Acrobat PDF or hard copy from CPS EDU
Evaluation of Domestic Violence Pilot Sites at Gwent and Croydon 2004/05 PDF

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Service Level Agreement between the Crown Prosecution Service London and the Metropolitan Police Service for domestic violence cases

Description

This Service Level Agreement (SLA) between the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) London reflects national police and CPS policy in respect of the handling of incidents of domestic violence and promotes consistent handling of such cases.

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Title

Croydon Protocol

Description

The Protocol aims to provide operational guidance to all criminal justice agencies and partners involved in Croydon Specialist Domestic Violence Court (SDVC).

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Title

Gwent Domestic Violence Project

Description

This protocol aims to regulate relations between the criminal justice agencies, statutory and voluntary organisations involved in the Gwent Domestic Violence Project and provide operational guidance in relation to dealing with domestic violence cases within the project area.

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Title

Gwent Information Exchange Protocol

Description

The purpose of this Protocol is to facilitate the exchange of information between the partner agencies, that will enable the partnership to fulfil its statutory duty and work together (sect 17 of the Act 1998) to ensure public safety and for the prevention of disorder and crime, furthering the aims of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.

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Title

Specialist Domestic Violence Court System Project Manager

Description

This job description is to assist in identifying the tasks required of a project manager, irrespective of their agency base.

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Title

Key tasks for Area Domestic Violence Co-ordinator

Description

List of tasks for the Area Co-ordinator.

Additional Notes

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