Coordinated Community Responses to Domestic Violence in Six Communities: Beyond the Justice System. Missing Links and Windows of Opportunity


An idealized system of coordinated community response to domestic violence contains many more components than are present in any real-world system that we visited (or probably in any real-world system). But many of the communities included in this study are making efforts to expand their network in a number of interesting directions that other communities might wish to follow. This section examines some of the issues that our six communities have encountered as they began to work toward greater inclusion.