Monthly Archives: August 2014

Surviving Police Domestic Violence

Taking Back Your Power Police officers abuse their intimate partners because of their sense of entitlement to control. In both their personal and professional roles, an abuser is obsessed with maintaining control until he voluntarily relinquishes it, and not a moment sooner. The chase, the struggle, the fight is over when he says it’s over. […]

Police Family Violence Fact Sheet

Two studies have found that at least 40% of police officer families experience domestic violence, (1, 2) in contrast to 10% of families in the general population.(3) A third study of older and more experienced officers found a rate of 24% (4), indicating that domestic violence is 2-4 times more common among police families than […]