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Interpersonal Violence

  • Tia Hoffer
  • Holly Hargreaves-Cormany
  • Yvonne Muirhead
  • J Reid Meloy
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Psychology book series (BRIEFSPSYCHOL)

Abstract

This section presents the results from the Bureau of Justice Statistics of 85,505 offenders who were incarcerated in jail. The study found that 47.5% were in jail for violence against family.

Keywords

Interpersonal violence Family violence Nonfamily violence 

References

  1. Bureau of Justice Statistics. (2005). Family violence statistics including statistics on strangers and acquaintances (NCJ Publication No. 207846). Retrieved from http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/fvs.pdf; http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=828

Copyright information

© The Author(s) under exclusive licence to Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tia Hoffer
    • 1
  • Holly Hargreaves-Cormany
    • 2
  • Yvonne Muirhead
    • 3
  • J Reid Meloy
    • 4
  1. 1.Federal Bureau of InvestigationKapoleiUSA
  2. 2.Marymount UniversityArlingtonUSA
  3. 3.Federal Bureau of InvestigationSan AntonioUSA
  4. 4.University of CaliforniaLa JollaUSA

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