Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence


At A Glance, Responding to requests for information from law enforcement in a missing persons investigation

The Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence's, At A Glance, Responding to requests for information from law enforcement in a missing persons investigation tool helps guide domestic violence advocates response to requests for information by law enforcement during a missing persons investigation. General information about what happens during a missing person investigation, impact on safety planning and confidentiality are addressed. Law enforcement also learn what to expect when they contact domestic violence programs, including confidentiality obligations under WA law, in the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, Fall 2009, Recommended Guidelines and Training Materials:Model Policy for Law Enforcement Interaction with Community Based Domestic Violence Programs During Missing Persons Investigations.