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Virginia Commonwealth University Police Uses Survivor-Centered and Offender-Focused Approach to Sexual Assault Investigations

Guest Blogger: Corey Byers, Public Information Officer, VCU Police Department, Richmond, VA Sexual assaults are one of the hardest crimes to investigate. By the time Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Police officers hear a survivor’s story, the student is understandably confused about what happened, … Continue reading

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Vermont Executives Enhance Leadership on Violence Against Women

Last month, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women team, in collaboration with the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services (VCCVS), hosted the Vermont Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against … Continue reading

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Upcoming Vermont Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women Crimes

In June 2014, the IACP will be holding the Vermont Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women in Burlington, VT. With support from the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), this transformative opportunity will be focused … Continue reading

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Application Deadline Extended for Ohio Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women

The application submission deadline for the Ohio Institute has been extended to January 13th. In March 2014, the IACP’s National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women will be holding the Ohio Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against … Continue reading

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Upcoming Violence Against Women Crimes Training in Ohio

In March 2014, the IACP’s National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women will be holding the Ohio Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women in Columbus, Ohio. With support from the Department of Justice, Office on Violence … Continue reading

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IACP Violence Against Women Team in Kentucky

The IACP’s National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women team recently partnered with Kentucky’s Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) to assist with the development of a training event for investigators throughout the state. Leadership Initiative training faculty … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault Cases: A Trauma-Informed Response

According to the Department of Justice, National Crime Victimization Survey: 2006-2010, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the United States will experience sexual violence in their lifetime. For most of us, these numbers are shocking. What’s … Continue reading

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