Victim Services
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This past year saw revelations of sexual harassment in several different arenas, including the realms of entertainment, news media, sports, and politics. Some of what has been exposed are criminal act...
Victim Services
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Despite major legal and policy developments on behalf of crime victims since the landmark passage of the Victims of Crime Act in 1984 (VOCA), U.S. federal data collection efforts illustrate that signi...
Technology
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Technological advances in law enforcement have made video a critical component of an officer’s day-to-day tool kit. Video sources in law enforcement include traffic cameras; privately owned video su...
Research & Evidence-Based Policing
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For many years, recommendations have been made for law enforcement agencies to form collaborative working relationships with local academic institutions. The benefit of these collaborations to law enf...
Drugs & Alcohol
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It is well-established that opioid use disorders represent a current health crisis. In October 2017, Acting U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Hargan declared the opioid crisis a public health e...
Drugs & Alcohol
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The opioid crisis is capturing attention across the United States as the sharp spike in overdose deaths continues its upward trend. In fact, accidental death from drug overdoses now far exceeds fatal ...
Community-Police Relations
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In the eyes of many, the profession of policing is facing a crisis of trust and confidence in what has come to be called the “Post-Ferguson” era. This crisis illustrates a vital lesson for local g...
Education & Training
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The decision to develop a state-of-the-art facility to train police officers, firefighters, and EMT personnel is among the most critical that leaders in any community can make and conversations about ...