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  NCJ Number: NCJ 155130   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: National Bias Crimes Training for Law Enforcement and Victim Assistance Professionals: A Guide for Training Instructors
  Author(s): K A Mclaughlin ; K Brilliant ; C Lang
  Corporate Author: Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council
United States of America

Education Development Ctr
Higher Education Ctr for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
United States of America
  Date Published: 1995
  Page Count: 330
  Annotation: This guide trains instructors in teaching a 2 1/2-day curriculum designed to enhance the services that police and victim-assistance professionals provide to victims of bias crimes.
  Abstract: The curriculum's focus is capacity building, and its purpose is to strengthen the knowledge and skills of individual professionals in law enforcement and victim assistance. It provides police officials with information and strategies for identifying bias crimes and in taking appropriate action to deter and investigate these crimes. It provides victim-assistance professionals with information and strategies for assisting the victims of these crimes. Further, it intends to strengthen the capacity of professionals in both fields to contribute to successful investigations and prosecutions of bias crimes and contribute to changing the community norms that currently foster a tolerance and indifference for bias crimes. Also, it provides professionals in both fields with the perspectives and strategies that will enable them to work more effectively within their own departments. Each of the 15 sessions has sections that provide the time allotted for the session, cases/videos, description of intended audience, objectives, an overview, terms used in the session, instructor's notes, transparencies and handouts, and resources. A resource list and a 69-item bibliography
  Main Term(s): Victim services training
  Index Term(s): Police-victim interaction ; Bias related violence ; Hate Crimes
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 92DD-CX-K030
  Sale Source: Education Development Ctr
Higher Education Ctr for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
55 Chapel Street
Newton, MA 02160
United States of America
  Type: Curriculum
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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