French translation of the Homicide Timeline (Chronologie d’un féminicide) stages

This morning I was sent a french translation of the homicide timeline stages that I am able to reproduce here. Please feel free to share this with french speaking friends and contacts: (Title) Chronologie d'un féminicide (First Stage) Historique avant la relation --- Casier judiciaire ou accusations venant d' partenaires de contrôle, violences domestiques ou... Continue Reading →

When you suspect you are being controlled and abused – a personal message

I receive a lot of messages from victims of coercive control who are deeply upset and feel powerless. Many of those people are asking me if I think they’re going crazy. I’m writing this message to anyone who might feel this way. If you suspect something isn’t right, it probably isn’t. Your instincts are finely... Continue Reading →

#Hidden Homicide update

This project becomes more complex and fascinating the longer it goes on. We are looking at cases where there has been a sudden death, but even though there are circumstances that raise the suspicion of homicide, there is no formal finding or recording of homicide. This may be for various different reasons, and it’s those... Continue Reading →

Homicide Timeline Research Published

The Homicide Timeline Research was published this month and is proving useful in understanding how risk and threat escalates in cases of coercive control and intimate partner stalking. I have attached links to a short film I made for HMPSS explaining the research in brief - it's about ten minutes long. Also a link to... Continue Reading →

Visit to An Garda Siochana in Ireland

Across two weeks we have visited Ireland to present the eight stage Homicide Timeline to the Gardai at their training facility in Templemore as they have recently introduced legislation which criminalises the pattern known as coercive control. We had a wonderful reception and the Timeline resonated with many experienced officers. The genuine interest and insight... Continue Reading →

Advanced Training

On Friday we were invited to present the Homicide Timeline to a multi-agency group of professionals for the Hampshire Domestic Abuse Forum. It was a really good day and so brilliant to see such an insightful and skilled room of delegates. So many stories and experiences which resonated with the timeline. The Homicide Timeline has... Continue Reading →

Homicide Timeline

  So many exciting things happening with the Timeline which I will update on as and when I can. What I can say is that there is really strong interest from police detectives and I am doing advanced sessions with some police forces around evidence, narrative and risk, using the timeline research. We have also... Continue Reading →

Homicide Timeline

The Intimate Partner Homicide Timeline is an innovative way of looking at the way risk increases in cases of coercive control and domestic abuse. It plots eight key stages as a journey from when two people meet, to one of them killing the other. Each stage presents opportunities for intervention to avoid homicide. The Timeline... Continue Reading →

Homicide Timeline proves compelling for professionals

I have been busy recently presenting my homicide timeline research at a number of professional conferences and events. The response has been fantastic with professionals keen to use the findings which structure intimate partner homicide as an eight stage journey. Professionals, including police officers, probation officers and stalking specialists have been using it in their... Continue Reading →

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