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Investigating Domestic Violence Cases provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on handling a domestic violence case. Featuring experienced law enforcement officials from around the country, this book helps the reader understand the mindset of the domestic offender, and describes collaborative new practices that reduce the societal impact of domestic violence crimes. These top officers, detectives, and administrators provide a deeper understanding of the root causes of domestic violence and offer practical solutions through both enforcement and education. Whether the focus is on crime prevention or investigation, these authors offer expert guidance that will provide a richer appreciation of the causes and consequences of domestic violence crimes. Additionally, these leaders examine how to deal with witnesses who recant, the repeat offender, abuse in same-sex relationships, and the emotional dynamics of domestic relationships. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced law enforcement officials offer up their thoughts on the keys to success within this dynamic field.