Restorative Justice: A different path to reconciliation

Restorative Justice

In September 2022, the Department of Justice announced it would award close to $57 million to support criminal justice reform and advance racial equity in the U.S. criminal justice system. The funding is designed to “promote fairness in the nation’s courts and corrections systems and align criminal justice practices with the latest science.” (source) Some…

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Must-Have Features in Case Management Software

Must Have Features for case management software

Victim advocates play an essential role after law enforcement interviews to ensure victims’ needs are met, securing food, shelter, counseling and contact information for specialized services.  Listening with a trained ear, and connecting victims to appropriate and available services are fundamental to the job. Via text, chat, email, phone or face to face, compassionate, trauma-informed,…

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Mass Shootings & Assistance for Victims

What Is A Mass Shooting? Mass shootings have become an overwhelming issue since the turn of the century. The definition of a “mass shooting” is one of constant debate, but the most agreed upon definition thus far comes from Congress’s definition of a mass killing, which is three or more people killed in a single…

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