1: Introduction 2: Putting Domestic Violence into Context 3: An Intelligence-led Approach 4: Effective Investigation 5: Risk Identification, Assessment and Management 6: Children and Domestic Violence 7: Honour Based Violence 8: Domestic-Homicide Review 9: Information Sharing 10: Civil Law and Other Protective Measures
Laura Richards is Consultant Violence Adviser to ACPO and prior to this was head of the Homicide Prevention Unit at the Metropolitan Police, specialising in domestic abuse cases. She has a PHD in risk, intelligence and behavioural analysis and a degree in forensic psychology. Simon Letchford is a Detective Superintendent in the Metropolitan Police. He oversees London's 32 specialist domestic violence units and is also Deputy Chair of ACPO's Domestic Violence Steering Group. Sharon Stratton is a Detective Sergeant at the Metropolitan Police. She has extensive operational experience in investigating domestic violence cases and regularly trains front-line staff on domestic abuse investigations.