Threat Assessment is crucial when dealing with stalkers

Threat Assessment is crucial when dealing with stalkers.

It is the most crucial part of an investigation, yet we know that trained legal advocates and police officers fail to use it consistently.  They prefer to judge the situation based on “intuition” rather than data.  This is a mistake that may cost a victim her life.

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2 thoughts on “Threat Assessment is crucial when dealing with stalkers

  1. I agree with you. The police used intuition with Jeffrey Dahmer and they sent his victim back into Dahmer’s apartment with him. We know what happened. Threat assessment is crucial.

    • It is so frustrating Dr. McNally, especially when they know what could be done to minimize risks. I hope that our advocacy work results in the development of standard protocols and the consistent use of evidence-based practices.

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