Researching interagency cooperation with its opportunities and challenges is the main focus of IMPRODOVA. In this regard, Jean-Marc Jaffré discusses the cooperation in British MARACs and draws conclusions for potential adaption of the MARAC approach to the French situation.
Our third Consortium Meeting started out with a visit of one of Police Scotland’s three control rooms observing the ‘journey of a DV call’. Partners were able to witness first-hand the gold standard of a response to a DV call and make comparisons between the different partner countries within IMPRODOVA.
This week, and with an article covering 9 pages of case stories, interviews and data, the influential German news magazine DER SPIEGEL has tackled the societal problem of domestic violence which is traditionally underreported, both as a crime and as an issue of public concern. Cost calculations, according to EIGE numbers amount as high as 17 billion for Germany and 109 billion for the EU.