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Violence by Intimates

NCJ Number
167237
Author(s)
Lawrence A. Greenfeld, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Michael R. Rand, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Diane Craven, Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics; Patsy A. Klaus, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Craig A. Perkins, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Cheryl Ringel, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Greg Warchol, Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics; Cathy T. Maston, Bureau of Justice Statistics; James Alan Fox, Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics
Date Published
March 1998
Annotation
Reports findings about violence between people who have an intimate relationship -- spouses, ex-spouses, boyfriends, girlfriends, and former boyfriends and girlfriends from statistical data maintained by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Abstract

This report is a compilation of statistical data maintained by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on violence between people who have an intimate relationship -- spouses, ex-spouses, boyfriends, girlfriends, and former boyfriends and girlfriends. The data is based on information gathered from victims, law enforcement agencies, hospital emergency departments, and those convicted of crimes against intimates. The violent offenses encompass crimes such as murder, rape, sexual assault, and simple assault. Intimate violence predominantly affects women as victims.

Date Published: March 16, 1998