Category: domestic violence

Carson City Looks to Help Incarcerated Women

Nevada Appeal By Teri Vance Speaking to a group of women community leaders and advocates, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong asked a rhetorical question: “When was the first time you were a victim?” He said law enforcement officials are trying to understand women’s experiences are typically different from men’s experiences, and that changes how they …

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Crisis Awareness, Intervention, and De-Escalation Training for Tribal Partners

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College will host a training that examines common issues faced by law enforcement and service providers when encountering a person in crisis. Participants will review methods to prevent or intervene in a crisis situation in which mental illness is a factor, including de-escalation and communication techniques. They …

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Apply Now: Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction (SDVCJ) program. Eligible applicants are limited to Native American tribal governments that have jurisdiction over Indian Country. The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 included a provision …

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Apply Now: Research and Evaluation on Violence against Women—Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Teen Dating Violence

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications to fund multiple projects on criminal justice responses across major areas related to violence against women, including intimate partner and dating violence, sexual violence, stalking, and violence against American Indians and Alaska Natives. NIJ has outlined the following priority areas: investigation and prosecution of crimes pertaining …

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Apply Now: Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program. The grant program is designed to develop and implement outreach strategies targeted at providing victim services to adult and youth victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking in underserved …

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