Formalizing Collaboration: Establishing Domestic Violence Memorandums of Understanding Between Military Installations and Civilian Communities
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RAND Corporation Issue Papers
Family violence -- United States, Soldiers -- Family relationships -- United States, Civil-military relations -- United States
The military has begun to encourage collaborative relationships--through formal memorandums of understanding (MOUs)--between military installations and neighboring communities intended to prevent and respond to domestic violence involving service members. The authors examine the challenges of and recommendations for establishing such MOUs.
Hickman, Laura J. and Lois M. Davis, Formalizing Collaboration: Establishing Domestic Violence Memorandums of Understanding Between Military Installations and Civilian Communities, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, IP-254-1-RC, 2004. As of January 23, 2014: http://www.rand.org/pubs/issue_papers/IP254-1