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The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV) is the state domestic violence coalition that brings together victim service providers, allied professionals, and concerned individuals for the common purpose of reducing intimate partner and family violence and its harmful effects on our citizens. The Network accomplishes this goal by providing education, training, resources, and advocacy to advance victim safety […]

Recent Articles


LAP in the News

The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence’s (MNADV) Lethality Assessment Program-Maryland Model (LAP) was featured on ABC2 News, WMAR-TV in an In Focus segment. Alicia Bickoff, Program Manager at MNADV provided an overview of the LAP, it’s purpose, and research behind it. The LAP is a three-pronged protocol where a first responder, such as a police officer […]


10th Annual National Census of DV Services Highlights Successes and Unmet Needs

10th Annual National Census of Domestic Violence Services 2015 Maryland Report Highlights Successes and Unmet Needs The 10th annual National Census of Domestic Violence Services conducted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) on September 16, 2015 was released on February 25, 2016. Twenty-two Maryland local domestic violence programs participated in the 24 hour […]


Lethality Assessment Program – Maryland Model in Bryan, Texas

Now, law enforcement in the Brazos Valley announce a new initiative to fight domestic violence. The Maryland network against domestic violence is training law enforcement officers and advocates on their groundbreaking “Lethality Assessment Program.”


This Is Not A Love Story (from The Huffington Post)

“First responders ask a woman a series of questions designed to determine her risk level…If a woman has a high score, police alert her to her danger level and refer her to services on the spot. Police may further monitor abusers marked as high-risk, and the criminal justice system may use that information to manage […]


Court Watch Montgomery Releases Report on IPV Related Homicides

They were nurses, janitors, professors, flight attendants… A new Court Watch study finds that 60 Montgomery County residents were killed as part of violent intimate partner incidents from 2000-2015.  Fifteen of those killed were children. More than 30 children were left without mothers as a result of these homicides. *  All but one of the […]