Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence: A Law Enforcement Officer’s Guide to Enforcing Protection Orders Nationwide
Battered Women's Justice Project
This guide for law enforcement provides guidance on the inter-jurisdictional enforcement of protection orders pursuant to the full faith and credit provision of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), 18 U.S.C. §2265, interstate domestic violence and stalking crimes 18 U.S.C §§§2261, 2261A, 2262, and firearm prohibitions 18 U.S.C. §922(g) (8) and (9). A quick reference pull out pocket guide is included for responding officers.