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Added Tuesday, July 21, 2015 by Department of Criminal Justice Services

Law Enforcement Domestic Violence Investigative Checklist: Responding Officer/Deputy Responsibilities

This checklist is intended to be used as a tool/resource for law enforcement. It describes an initial response to a domestic violence call and does not represent a complete approach to these cases. This checklist does not supersede any existing general orders, policies, or procedures, and is designed to be used in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) model domestic violence policy. The model policy is available on the DCJS website at