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February 2019

False Reports: Moving Beyond the Issue to Successfully Investigate and Prosecute Non-Stranger Sexual Assault

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The information from this module answer questions that have historically created significant hurdles for sexual assault victims and addresses issues of false reporting.
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February 2019

Expanding Our Frame: Deepening Our Demands for Safety and Healing for Black Survivors of Sexual Violence

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This report from the National Black Women’s Justice Institute explores how recognizing the pervasive and systemic nature of sexual violence against Black women, girls, trans, gender nonconforming and nonbinary people by police, penal, and immigration officers, in prisons, jails and/or detention facilities, and in social service, learning, and health care settings, calls into question our reliance on these systems and structures of dominance as responses to sexual violence, and as effective mechanisms of prevention, early detection, and healing.
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January 2019

U Visa Law Enforcement Resource Guide for Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, Judges, and Other Government Agencies

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This resource guide explains the eligibility and benefits of the U visa for victims of eligible crimes and the T Visa for victims of trafficking. It also provides information about the role that law enforcement or other agencies may have in the issuance of certifications.
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January 2019

Gender and Security Toolkit: Policing and Gender

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This security toolkit draws together the key lessons of the past decade in promoting gender equality in security and justice. The toolkit shares new and emerging good practices, reflect upon how successes in increasing gender equality have been achieved and move forward thinking about integrating a gender perspective in security and justice sector institutions.
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January 2019

Judicial Toolkit: Resources on Technology Abuse for Judges and Judicial Officers

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Geared towards judges and judicial officers, this toolkit explores how technology is misused in the context of abuse, with guides and quizzes on the most popular technologies and how they function, as well as how judges can lead their communities in addressing technology in the courts.
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December 2018

Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This webpage provides an overview on the topic of Officer Involved Domestic Violence (OIDV) and provides links to additional information.
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November 2018

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls: A Snapshot of Data from 71 Urban Cities in the United States

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This report details findings from the Urban Indian Health Institute's 2017 study aimed at assessing the number and dynamics of cases of missing and murdered American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls in cities across the United States.
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November 2018

Uncovering Sexual Assault in Domestic Violence Calls: An Improved Law Enforcement Response to Assess for Sexual Violence, Build an Evidence Based Case and Reduce Gender Bias Webinar

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This webinar explains how law enforcement can evolve from not properly addressing intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) in domestic violence situations to a practical, well trained response.
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October 2018

United States v. The City of New Orleans: Amended Consent Decree

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This consent decree sought to address allegations that the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) engages in a pattern and practice of civil rights violations and unconstitutional policing. In developing the decree, the investigators consulted with community leaders and members, police officers, police officer unions, civilian NOPD members, advocates, and other concerned individuals.
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October 2018

Toradze v. Georgia Amicus Brief

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In Toradze v. Georgia, a law enforcement officer used his position of power to perpetuate a domestic violence situation in the country of Georgia. The Amicus Brief urged the European Court to consider, in the context provided by the case of Toradze v. Georgia, important principles that have been developed by international, regional, and national authorities on policing and human rights, and to apply a heightened responsibility standard in cases of officer-perpetrated gender based violence.
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October 2018

U Visa Toolkit for Law Enforcement Agencies and Prosecutors

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By providing U‐visa certifications, law enforcement officials add to their arsenal of crime fighting tools because victims feel safer coming forward to report crimes. This document provides the following background information on the U‐visa: an overview of the U‐visa and a section on law enforcement officials and the U‐visa certification.
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August 2018

Lifetime Economic Burden of Intimate Partner Violence Among U.S. Adults

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This study estimated the U.S. lifetime per-victim cost and economic burden of intimate partner violence, finding that preventing intimate partner violence is possible and could avoid substantial costs.