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It’s no surprise that law enforcement is a high-risk, high-stress occupation. Exposure to violence and human suffering, as well aspects of the job itself, such as physical work demands and nonstandard schedules, are just a few of the stressors officers face every day. While these demands do not...
Advances in forensic technology over the past decades have improved the chances that perpetrators of sexual violence are apprehended and that justice is served for survivors of sexual assault. Sexual assault kits (SAKs) collected from forensic examinations of survivors have the potential to...
The devasting effects resulting from failure to test sexual assault kits has been heavily documented in the media. Undoubtedly, this breach of trust has caused harm to survivors of sexual...
RTI will be among the exhibitors during the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s Technology Conference (LEIM) being held May 21-23 in Providence, R.I.
RTI International’s Policing Research Program will host a symposium on “Victim-Centered Responses” to crime and feature a keynote address by North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein.
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Calls for service (CFS) drive the demand for public safety and emergency service resources, making CFS data the foundation for understanding operational demands and strategic priorities.
Law enforcement officers have little time and too few resources for nonessential functions and analysis.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— In the 1990’s, the law enforcement community called for revising the crime reporting data system to meet law enforcement’s needs in the 21st century. The National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) is the result of that effort and its purpose is to enhance the...
New tool uses 911 data to help police make better operational decisions and improve use and deployment of critical assets
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC and PHILADELPHIA, PA—When citizens place a call for service (CFS) through 911, police, firefighters, or paramedics respond. In urban settings across the US, demand for these services are high and resources are limited.