The aim of this report is to present findings from original action research conducted about the process of developing and implementing the Houston Police Department (HPD) Protocols. Authors also provide recommendations for other jurisdictions that want to undertake or are undergoing similar assessments of their victim notification protocols related to cases with SAKs that sat untested in police property rooms.
Author: Noel Busch-Armendariz, Caitlin Sulley, Lindsay Morris
Federal Sponsor Agency: National Institute of Justice
Provider: The University of Texas at Austin
Publication Date: March 2015