Category Archives: Victim Services

IdentityTheft.gov Helps First Responders Help Identity Theft Victims

Guest blogger: Nat Wood, Associate Director, Division of Consumer & Business Education, Federal Trade Commission At the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), we say that recovering from identity theft is easier with a plan. The same is true for responding to … Continue reading

Posted in Cybercrime, Technology, Victim Services

Technology and Violence Against Women Series – Posting Content Online

In this blog series, we are examining the impact of technology on violence against women crimes, as identified by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) Safety Net Project. Tomorrow, the IACP Violence Against Women team will focus on … Continue reading

Posted in Cybercrime, Social Media, Technology, Victim Services | 1 Comment

It’s Happening Here: Identifying Partners for Proactive Labor Trafficking Investigations

Guest bloggers: Colleen Owens, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute, Washington, D.C., and Derek Marsh, Labor Trafficking Fellow, Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. What does human trafficking look like in your community and what are you … Continue reading

Posted in Partnerships, Victim Services

Technology and Violence Against Women Series – Sexting

In this blog series, we are examining the impact of technology on violence against women crimes, as identified by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) Safety Net Project. In the coming weeks, the IACP Violence Against Women team … Continue reading

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Technology and Violence Against Women Series – Identifying Laws to Charge Perpetrators Who Misuse Technology

In this blog series, we are examining the impact of technology on violence against women crimes, as identified by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) Safety Net Project. In the coming weeks, the IACP Violence Against Women team … Continue reading

Posted in Cybercrime, Technology, Victim Services

Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Violence on Campus

The IACP National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women, in collaboration with the State University of New York (SUNY) System Administration, supported by the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, is pleased to announce two upcoming … Continue reading

Posted in Education & Training, Victim Services

Five Strategies to Safeguard Children during Parental Arrest

The arrest of a parent can, and often does, have significant lasting effects on children, whether they witness the arrest or not. But, what is the scope of the problem? There are no available statistics for the number of children … Continue reading

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IACP Recognizes Human Rights Day

Today, December 10, marks human rights day across the globe. While many of us will be joining in on the discussion on the importance of human rights today, this is something that we, at the International Association of Chiefs of … Continue reading

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Defense Chiefs and University and College Police Sections of the IACP Meet to Discuss Sexual Assault

Last month, the IACP’s Defense Chiefs of Police and University and College Police Sections held a joint meeting at Quantico Marine Corps Base (Virginia) to discuss challenges they face responding to and preventing sexual assaults and to share effective promising … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Justice/Office for Victims of Crime Providing Funding Support for Midsize Law Enforcement Agencies to Implement the IACP/OVC Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) Strategy

Are you a midsize law enforcement agency (population of 50,000 to 500,000) in need of funding to improve your agencies response to victims of crime? If so, you should apply for the OVC FY 2014 Service, Support & Justice: A … Continue reading

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