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Valentina Šapina

MPPG Member


Doctoral Dissertation Project

Lethal Domestic Violence in Croatia. A Legal and Victimological Analysis of Domestic Homicides

Supervisors: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anna-Marija Getoš Kalac

Research interests

domestic violence, sexual offenses, homicide

Publications (selection)

  • Šapina, Valentina; Domestic violence education, motivation and attitudes of police officials; Pravni vjesnik, Journal of Law and Social Sciences of the Faculty of Law Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, vol. 32, no. 2/2016, page 7-38
  • Šapina, Valentina; Protective measures determined by the Law on domestic violence protection whose reinforcement is in Police departments jurisdistiction – reasons for dismissing (rejecting)these measures by Magistrates Courts; vol. 25, no. 2/16, page 340-369;

Curriculum Vitae

  1. 2015 - 2017
    Group leader in processing crime
    6th police station Zagreb
  2. 2014 - present
    Postgraduate doctoral study in criminal law science
    Faculty of Law in Zagreb
  3. 2010 - 2015
    Police officer for juvenile delinquency
    6th police station Zagreb
  4. 2007 - 2010
    Police officer for juvenile delinquency
    police station Pula
  5. 2007 - 2012
    Postgraduate Specialist Study Programme of Criminal Law
    Faculty of Law in Osijek
  6. 2002 - 2006
    Degree in Criminology Science
    High Police School in Zagreb