The Intimate Partner Homicide Timeline Dr Jane Monckton

The Intimate Partner Homicide Timeline Dr Jane Monckton

The Intimate Partner Homicide Timeline Dr Jane Monckton Smith Peer Review What we know

What we did What we found Uses Stalking and the eight stages Significant relationship between stalking behaviours after separation, and

tracking/monitoring behaviours during a relationship Stalking is a sign of escalation and increasing threat Stage 1: History

The person has a history of control, stalking or violence. This could be a criminal record or allegations or suspicions. Possessive and jealous Thin skinned Stage 2: commitment

whirlwind Normal romantic actions speeded up Seeks commitment as soon as possible Perpetrator becomes dependent and jealous very early

Stage 3: Relationship Dominated by coercive control Presence of high risk markers Possible tracking and monitoring

Stage 4: Trigger event

Separation Imagines separation Threat of separation Ill health of perpetrator or victim Financial ruin Significant threat to status Stage 5: Escalation

Increase in frequency of controlling behaviours Increase in severity of controlling behaviours Increase repertoire Variance between controlling behaviours

Stalking Suicide threats Threats of violence Stage 6: Change in thinking

Loss of control appears irretrievable Loss of status irretrievable Loss of control or status intolerable Decides on how to resolve the issues Stage 7: Planning

Reconnaissance Stalking Web searches Purchase weapons, restraints Seeks opportunities

Grave digging Stage 8: Homicide

Homicide with or without confession Homicide with suicide Missing person Suicide Suspicious death Accident Extreme levels of violence overkill possible irrespective of violence histroy

Observations References

Adams, D. (2007). Why do they kill? Men who murder their intimate partners. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press. Brennan, D. (2016). Femicide Census. Retrieved March 30, 2018, from Dobash, R.E., & Dobash, R.P. (2015). When Men Murder Women (interpersonal violence). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Johnson, M. (2008). A Typology of Domestic Violence: Intimate Terrorism, Violent Resistance, and Situational Couple Violence. Boston: Northeastern University Press

Luckenbill, D. F. (1977). Criminal Homicide as a Situational Transaction. Social Problems, 25, (2), 176-186. Monckton Smith, J. (2019) The Homicide Timeline: Using Foucauldian Analysis to Track an Eight Stage Relationship Progression to Homicide Violence Against Women Monckton Smith, J., Williams, A., & Mullane, F. (2014). Domestic Abuse, Homicide and Gender: strategies for policy and practice. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan Monckton Smith, J., Szymanska, K. & Haile, S., (2017). Exploring the relationship between stalking and homicide. Suzy Lamplugh Trust. Retrieved March 30, 2018 from Mullen, P.E. (2004). The autogenic (self generated) massacre. Behavioural Science and Law. 22, (3), 311-23. Schlesinger, L.B. (2002). Stalking, Homicide, and Catathymic Process: A Case Study. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 46, (1), 64-74. Stark, E. (2009), Coercive Control: How men entrap women in personal life. Oxford: Oxford University Press

UNODC (2013). Global Study on Homicide. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Retrieved March 30, 2018 from

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • European Languages

    European Languages

    Cyrillic alphabet - writing system developed by the Slavic peoples of Eastern Europe, incorporating Roman and Greek characters as well as unique Slavic symbols Indo-European Languages There are more than forty nativeIndo-European languages spoken in Europe today.
  • The eRA Enterprise Consists of Four Integrated Systems

    The eRA Enterprise Consists of Four Integrated Systems

    A single login page enabling access to all era applications, depending upon privilege. Initially, Grants Management, Program, Closeout, and Commons will share this common login and menu structure but other applications will be supported as they are converted from client/server...
  • Mood Disorders -

    Mood Disorders - Other titles: Arial Wingdings Calibri Arial Narrow Beam 1_Beam Unipolar depression Common cold of psychopathology? NHS Guidance on depression Types of depression Unipolar Depression Prevalence More features
  • Risk Communication and Communicating with Patients

    Risk Communication and Communicating with Patients

    Steven Chao M.D., Ph.D. War-Related Injuries and Illnesses Study Center (WRIISC) Palo Alto VA Health Care System. Clinical NeuroImaging aspects of mTBI: what a neurologist see in a brain scan. Office of Public Health. Disclaimer.
  • EE 4271 VLSI Design, Fall 2010 Digital Logic

    EE 4271 VLSI Design, Fall 2010 Digital Logic

    Minterms and Maxterms Sum-of-Minterms and Product-of- Maxterms Product and Sum terms Sum-of-Products (SOP) and Product-of-Sums (POS) * Boolean Algebra PJF - * Definitions Literal: A variable or its complement Product term: literals connected by • Sum term: literals connected by...
  • Extramural @ Massey 2007

    Extramural @ Massey 2007

    The purpose of an exam. You will want to: know and use the terminology/concepts of the paper. name major theorists and what impact their theories have had
  • Uh oh, did I do that ? Medication

    Uh oh, did I do that ? Medication

    Reducing medication errors in long-term care facilities Nurses: foster a commitment to patients' rights (YOU are the patient's advocate) be prepared and confident in questioning medication orders participate in, or lead, evaluations of the efficacy of new safety systems and...
  • Mayor's Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security

    Mayor's Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security

    Run.Hide.Fight. and Make the Call iwatch terrorism prevention. Houston CERT - Community Emergency Response Team. Citizens trained how to help themselves and others. ... Goal is to create and implement training for parents and youth to educate them on violent...