National Policing Institute Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Lynn Langton
Kelle Barrick
Susan Howley
Amy Durall
10 / 17 / 2024

Research can provide agencies with objective data, evaluation of that data, and examples to base foundational decisions for incorporating law enforcement-based victim services. Lessons learned from these efforts can contribute [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Meg Garvin
Amy Durall

Law enforcement-based victim services personnel play a pivotal role in crisis intervention, safety planning, guiding victims through the criminal justice process, and ensuring victims’ rights are upheld. Introducing us into [...]

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Amy Durall
Caroline Huffaker

Law enforcement-based victim services is one of the innovative initiatives agencies are implementing to better serve their citizens. This session delves into the benefits of this setup and the different [...]

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Zoe Russek-Sobol
Laura Wyckoff, Ph.D

There are areas for improvement in the law enforcement field, no doubt. But how can law enforcement agencies discern between the policies and practices that are worth their time and [...]

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Maria Valdovinos Olson
Karen Amendola

Organizational stressors are stressful conditions which the organization and/or its leaders have control over. Meanwhile, operational stress refers to conditions inherent in the job and are part of day-to-day [...]

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Kym Craven
Jenn Rineer
Katherine Hoogesteyn

Many police agencies strive to recruit more women applicants and members of other minoritized groups. Yet, until recently, there has been very little evidence to guide practice in this area. [...]

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Madison Bergman
Samantha Rhinerson

The Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative (RVCRI) is a competitive grant and training and technical assistance program aimed at supporting law enforcement and partners in addressing violent crime in rural [...]

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Karen Amendola

Insufficient sleep brought about by long work hours can lead to increased fatigue, decreased cognitive performance, and impaired decision-making abilities. In the law enforcement profession, the impact of lack of [...]

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Sammie Wicks

As targeted violence remains a significant issue in communities across the United States, law enforcement agencies have transitioned from a repressive approach to a more proactive strategy focused on intervention, [...]

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Fred Fletcher
Caroline Huffaker

Victim services and law enforcement are similar in how these two distinct professions tend to apply skill sets or practices that intersect with other professions to be fully effective in [...]

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Sammie Wicks
Frank Straub, PhD

There are ongoing processes and changes in the adolescent brain that affects their decision-making and propensity to seek pleasure, new experiences, immediate gratification, and take risks with fewer inhibitions. This [...]

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Christine Johnson
David Roddy
Caroline Huffaker
Frank Straub, PhD

2020 is one for the books for law enforcement. In between the pandemic and civil unrest, the other existing organizational challenges, and the regular calls for service, law enforcement was not [...]

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Heather Vovak
David Weisburd
Cody Telep

There are beliefs that police reform initiatives are antagonistic to crime reduction, a push and pull that has created political friction from different sectors and their respective agendas. This webinar [...]

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Jonathan Aronie
Travis Taniguchi
Gary Cordner

Issues are inundating the law enforcement profession as it relates to how officers interact who are the members of the community they have sworn to serve. There is much public [...]

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Nick Metz
Sara Metz
Bill Walsh
Sammie Wicks

Events that transpired in the last few years made it evident more than ever the challenges the public safety profession is facing. Forced to adapt in a fast-changing world of [...]

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Joseph Young
Courtney Nilan
Travis Taniguchi
Katherine Hoogesteyn

Traditional firearms can be traced using unique identifiers utilized by law enforcement in investigations to be able to make sense of who are the firearm sources and the trigger pullers [...]

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Melissa Reuland
Rob Davis
Jennifer Zeunik

Police officers and sheriff’s deputies help people in crisis. The crisis though, can be a lot of things, and it includes people going through some sort of mental health [...]

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Joe Smarro

Compassionate policing is a mindset and culture that must be adopted across law enforcement agencies to be fully effective in the community. Not only does it provide community members with [...]

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Natalie Hipple
Mark Kraft
Kerry Yerico

Agencies across the world have been trying for some time now to address the issue of crime gun violence. It is easier said than done, especially back when the technology [...]

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Matthew Barter
Amanda Burstein
Melissa Reuland

With the public scrutiny that the law enforcement profession has been subjected to, agencies have been working hard to demonstrate their effectiveness in addressing the challenges that they face daily. [...]

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Ben Gorban
Frank Straub, PhD
Jennifer Zeunik

It’s been said time and again, it’s only failure if you don’t learn from it. In the current political climate where law enforcement is under scrutiny, efforts [...]

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Articles

Webinar Presenters Amy Durall and Meg Garvin answered a number of your questions after their presentation,  Identifying Roles and Responsibilities of Victim Services in Law Enforcement Agencies. Here are just [...]

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Webinar presenter Zoe Russek-Sobol answered a number of your questions after her webinar. The Law Enforcement Knowledge Lab: A Critical Resource for Your Agency. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar Presenters Dr. Karen L. Amendola and Maria Valdovinos Olson answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Organizational Stress and Officer Wellness. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar Presenters Madison Bergman and Samantha Rhinerson answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative: Diminishing Crime One Community at a Time. Here are [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Karen Amendola answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Long Work Hours, Shift Schedules, and Their Impact on Law Enforcement Personnel. Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenter Sammie Wicks answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Preventing Targeted Violence: An Introduction to Threat Assessment. Here are his responses.   Audience Question: Who should [...]

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During his webinar with Caroline Huffaker, Fred Fletcher shared a number of great reminders during their webinar, Not Just Feeling Words: How Victim Services Can Lead to Success in Law [...]

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During her webinar with Fred Fletcher, Caroline Huffaker shared a number of great insights during the webinar, Not Just Feeling Words: How Victim Services Can Lead to Success in Law [...]

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Caroline Huffaker and Fred Fletcher shared a number of great insights during their webinar, Not Just Feeling Words: How Victim Services Can Lead to Success in Law Enforcement.  Here's just [...]

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Webinar presenters Chief Fred Fletcher and Caroline Huffaker answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Not Just Feeling Words: How Victim Services Can Lead to Success in Law [...]

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Webinar presenters Sammie Wicks and Dr. Frank Straub answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Managing High-Risk Adolescents: A Case Study of the Averted Paw Paw High School [...]

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Webinar presenters Drs. David Weisburd, Cody Telep, and Heather Vovak answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Changing Police Encounters through Procedural Justice Training: A Multi-City Randomized Trial [...]

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Webinar presenters Jonathan Aronie, Gary Cordner, and Travis Taniguchi answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Active Bystandership: Applications for Criminal Justice Agencies. Here are just a few [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Sara Metz, Nick Metz, Bill Walsh, Sammie Wicks, and Christine Johnson answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Officer Safety and Wellness in Rapidly Changing [...]

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We don't always have the leader or supervisor we'd like... but, as Nick Metz shared during the webinar,  Officer Safety and Wellness in Rapidly Changing times: What does it look [...]

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Retired Chief Nick Metz and the presenters for the webinar, Officer Safety and Wellness in Rapidly Changing times: What does it look like for officers, their families, and agencies, shared [...]

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Retired Chief Nick Metz shared a great reminder about Servant Leadership during the webinar, Officer Safety and Wellness in Rapidly Changing times: What does it look like for officers, their [...]

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During the webinar, Officer Safety and Wellness in Rapidly Changing times: What does it look like for officers, their families, and agencies? Chief Nick Metz (ret) shared a fabulous acronym [...]

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Webinar presenters Joe Young, Courtney Nilan, Travis Taniguchi, and Katherine Hoogesteyn answered a number of your questions after their presentation, The Public Safety Implications of Ghost Guns. Here are just [...]

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Webinar presenters Melissa Reuland, Rob Davis, and Jennifer Zeunik answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Crisis Intervention Models in Small and Rural Agencies. Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenter Joe Smarro answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Lessons on Compassionate Policing from Joe Smarro of the HBO documentary ERNIE & JOE: CRISIS COPS. Here [...]

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Webinar presenters Natalie Hipple, Mark Kraft, and Kerry Yerico answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Gun Violence Reduction: Solutions, Tools, and Trends.   Here are just a few [...]

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Webinar presenters Amanda Burstein, Matthew Barter, and Dr. Melissa Reuland answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Metric Development and Data Collection with Community Partners. Here are just [...]

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