Lockdown and the Homicide Timeline

For those of you familiar with the Homicide Timeline you will recognise that isolation and lockdown will have repercussions for victims of coercive control, stalking and domestic abuse. Those controlling people operating at stage 3 will move into stage 4 as the lockdown is a trigger event. This raises the risk that they will progress... 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 →

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