IACP Youth Focused Policing Agency Self Assessment Tool

As first responders, law enforcement officers make critical choices that affect youth every day, including young victims, at-risk youth and juvenile offenders. Violent acts, bullying, drugs, sexual assault, Internet crime, running away, family abuse, mental/emotional disorders, and suicides are often, in frequent combination, part of the life of youth in

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Law Enforcement’s Reminder: the Negative Effects of Cyberbulling

What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. Cyberbullying is similar to traditional bullying in many ways; however, the

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Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2018

Can it really be true that most people in jail are being held before trial? And how much of mass incarceration is a result of the war on drugs? These questions are harder to answer than you might think, because our country’s systems of confinement are so fragmented. The various

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