He learned of this new principle as part of the LEADS Program when he attended the Evidence-Based Policing Symposium at George Mason University earlier this year.
May 2018Wendy Stiver, a commander with the Dayton Police Department in Ohio and a Class of 2016 scholar of NIJ’s Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Program, talks about her work to find interventions to patrol officer exposure to subcritical trauma, or subcritical incidents.
Violanti describes steps police agencies are taking to help police officers, including teaching recruits what they may experience on the job.
He also explains the need to change the culture so that police officers are more acceptable to seeking help when needed.
LEADS participants discuss: May 2017 Cara Altimus, former ASSS Fellow with NIJ, discusses the importance of law enforcement and first responders understanding mental illness, its causes, and how it affects the brain.
She speaks about the correlation between drug addiction and mental illness.
This webinar will provide newly emerging information from two NIJ-funded longitudinal studies regarding important relationship dynamic contexts in dating violence among youth.November 2017 Forensic science research and development is critical to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the nation's crime laboratories.Watch how the National Institute of Justice takes an idea from a need to a reality in the laboratory.In addition, law officers discuss how the LEADs scholar program equips smaller agencies to improve community relations.June 2016 In this video, law enforcement officers discuss how NIJ’s Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) scholar program benefits professional development and fosters research collaboration between law enforcement and scholars.