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Article in Governing Magazine highlights Offender Focused Domestic Violence Initiative’s success in High Point

Posted on Monday, March 28th, 2016 by Stacy Sechrist under News, Resources, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , ,

The NCNSC team was interviewed by reporter, John Buntin, of Governing Magazine about the Offender Focused Domestic Violence Initiative in High Point.  The article, published in March 2016, highlights High Point’s success in reducing domestic violence offenses and recidivism through the focused deterrence strategy. Additionally, Lexington, NC has replicated the strategy and experienced success in combating the problem of intimate partner domestic violence. NCNSC’s John Weil was quoted in the article about the mindset needed for other agencies to replicate the initiative:  “The operational piece of this is very complex and requires quite a bit of commitment and attention to […]

What Do We Know about Notified Offenders in High Point’s Offender Focused Domestic Violence Initiative? Interim Data Report Available

Posted on Thursday, May 7th, 2015 by Stacy Sechrist under News, Uncategorized. Tags: , ,

An interim analysis of domestic violence offenders who have been notified through the High Point Police Department’s focused deterrence initiative reveals that we know quite a bit how well the strategy is working in reducing domestic violence recidivism and with what types of offenders. First of all, in general, the strategy of notifying domestic violence offenders that the police department now has a new way of dealing with domestic violence and is taking domestic violence crimes seriously works to deter future domestic violence recidivism. The notification message goes onto to say that we [the police department] know who you are […]