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Legal Information: Guam

Statutes: Guam

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Updated: 
December 10, 2020

30.90. Establishment and Requirement of the Domestic Abuse Response Team ("DART")

(a) The Chief of Police shall establish, asan integral division of the Guam Police Department, the Domestic Abuse Response Team (‘DART’) unit consisting of peace officers, social workers, victim advocates or other persons who completed the Family Violence Training Program, or specifically trained in counseling, crisis intervention or in the treatment of domestic or family violence victims. Such teams may be dispatched, along with a peace officer, to the scene of a reported incident of domestic or family violence.

(b) The Chief of Police shall establish and maintain a continuation education and training program consistent with the Family Violence Training Program for peace officers and those involved and participating in DART.