December 04, 2020
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) recently released the Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) Strategy, 2nd Edition. The guide offers a customizable approach to victim response and is designed for all law enforcement staff in various sizes of agencies. ELERV outlines the benefits and challenges of adopting victim-centered, trauma-informed philosophies and practices as well as ways to successfully implement them. Some highlighted resources include:
- ELERV customizable samples and templates.
- IACP and other field resources designed to aid victim response.
- Five-part video series outlining ELERV and its four core principles of enhanced victim response: leadership, partnering, training, and performance monitoring.
To learn more, visit the ELERV website or contact ELERV@theiacp.org.