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Vision 21: Law Enforcement and the Communities They Serve

NCJ Number
250737
Date Published
Agencies
OVC
Publication Series
Publication Type
Fact Sheet
Annotation
This report outlines the vision, objectives, and partnerships of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime’s (OVC’s) “Vision 21: Law Enforcement and the Communities They Serve: Supporting Collective Healing in the Wake of Harm,” which is a component of OVC’s broad effort initiated in 2013 to expand the vision and impact of the crime victim assistance field.
Abstract
This fact sheet discusses an OVC-sponsored project that is designed to assist law enforcement in developing evidence-based and trauma-informed response strategies in the wake of law enforcement-involved shootings and other high-profile incidents of violence. Additionally, the project will develop and disseminate comprehensive, expert technical assistance resources for law enforcement on trauma-informed culture and practice.
Date Created: June 1, 2017