Dallas County Intimate Partner Violence Fatality Review

Collecting data and disseminating information in hopes that Dallas County can collectively work towards reducing future incidences of intimate partner violence deaths.

The Dallas County Intimate Partner Violence Fatality Review Team (IPVFRT) was established on June 1, 2010 by a unanimous resolution from the Commissioners Court of Dallas County. It is in accordance with Chapter 672 of the Texas Health and Safety Code to conduct a system-wide review of adult intimate partner violence fatalities in Dallas County.

The IPVFRT consists of designated individuals and organizations that conduct reviews based upon the facts and circumstances of each case. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, the Review Team serves to promote cooperation, communication and coordination among agencies involved in responding to these deaths.