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Some challenges in policing domestic violence

dc.contributor.authorRetief, Ritaen_ZA
dc.contributor.authorGreen, Sulinaen_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-29T12:38:56Z
dc.date.available2016-06-29T12:38:56Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.citationRetief, R. & Green, S. 2015. Some challenges in policing domestic violence. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 51(1): 135-147, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15270/51-1-432
dc.identifier.issn2312-7198 (online)
dc.identifier.issn0037-8054 (print)
dc.identifier.otherdoi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15270/51-1-432
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/99061
dc.descriptionCITATION: Retief, R. & Green, S. 2015. Some challenges in policing domestic violence. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 51(1): 135-147, doi:10.15270/51-1-432.
dc.descriptionThe original publication is available at http://socialwork.journals.ac.za
dc.description.abstractDomestic violence is one of the most prevalent forms of violence dealt with by police officers on a daily basis. In order to understand their experiences and response to domestic violence incidents, a purposive sample of twenty-eight police officers in the Western Cape Province were involved in a qualitative phenomenological study.The paper reports on the experiences and challenges of police officers in policing different types of domestic violence. Recommendations on how to equip police officers to deal more effectively with the challenges inherent in domestic violence are offered.en_ZA
dc.format.extent13 pages
dc.language.isoen_ZAen_ZA
dc.publisherStellenbosch University
dc.subjectDomestic violenceen_ZA
dc.titleSome challenges in policing domestic violenceen_ZA
dc.typeArticleen_ZA
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