Can The Police Reduce Domestic Violence? How Can They Help Prevent This Issue?

966 Words4 Pages
Introduction of Research Question(s)
What can the police do to alleviate domestic violence? Domestic violence is aggressive and/or violent behavior that occurs within the home, normally involving the violent abuse of a spouse/partner. Domestic violence is physical violence, sexual violence, psychological abuse, financial abuse and/or emotional abuse. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality. This brings me back to my research question, what can the police do to alleviate domestic violence? How can they help prevent this issue?
Having a clear understanding of policing domestic violence is essential. Many people always wonder what steps are necessary for preventing domestic violence and making it less tolerant to society. Throughout my entire undergraduate educational experience I have focused primarily on why domestic violence occurs and how it affects the individuals in those particular households. With this research, I am more interested in what researchers believe police should do that would lead to more effective control over domestic violence.
Conceptual/ Theoretical Framework There are many concepts/theories in regards to what researchers believe the police can do that would lead to a more effective control over domestic violence. Researchers have many ideas that they believe
Get Access