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Research-Practice Partnership in Law Enforcement: The Chattanooga Police Department and ELERV (Webinar)

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Law enforcement agencies around the country are looking to improve their victim response and community connections. Participants from the Chattanooga Police Department will share their experience incorporating research and evaluation into their efforts to implement the Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) strategy to inform their work and better meet their goals.

ELERV is supported by a partnership between the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Office for Victims of Crime.

Participants in this webinar will learn about:
- The goals, process, and results of the project needs assessment;
- Incorporation of findings into the Chattanooga ELERV project;
- Outcome measurement efforts; and
- The benefits and challenges of a researcher-practitioner partnership in a law enforcement setting.

- Chief David Roddy, Chattanooga Police Department
- Caroline Huffaker, Victim Assistant, Chattanooga Police Department
- Kristie Wilder, J.D., MSW, Dean of Social Work, Southern University

Date Created: February 3, 2021