Dr. Prohaska and Daniel Lockwood, an alumnus of the Department of Criminal Justice, reviewed existing literature about police responses to intimate partner violence and the role officers’ gender plays in their responses, including arrest rates, criteria considered when making the decision to arrest, and whether ¬†officers and victims of intimate partner violence have a preference concerning the gender of the officers sent on these calls.

Their article can be viewed in its entirety here: http://www.sascv.org/ijcjs/pdfs/lockwoodprohaskaijcjs2015vol10issue1.pdf