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Vision 21: Law Enforcement and the Communities They Serve

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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.
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