The Fatality Review Project collects information about domestic violence-related deaths in Georgia. The purpose of collecting this data is to impact community change to ultimately reduce the number of domestic violence-related homicides that occur.
We are asking for your help in identifying DV-related fatalities occurring in your service area. You are the experts in your communities, and we need your engagement to work towards a violence free future in Georgia.
Which cases qualify as domestic violence-related deaths?
• One intimate partner kills another intimate partner
• A bystander is killed during an active domestic violence incident
• An intimate partner dies by suicide during or immediately following a domestic violence incident
• An intimate partner is killed by law enforcement or law enforcement is killed by an intimate partner while responding to a domestic violence incident, or while serving an family violence-related warrant, Temporary Protective Order, or similar.
What relationships qualify as “intimate partners?”
• Formerly dated
• Formerly married
Who qualifies as a bystander?
• A new partner/spouse
• Family member
• Intervener (such as law enforcement)
Complete this form to the best of your ability, even if there is missing or incomplete information on a case. We collect data from multiple sources and would rather you provide limited information rather than none. You are free to submit additional information later, as it becomes available.
Thank you for your partnership and please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions!