The Survivor-Centered, Trauma-Informed Approach

This article will discuss the various strategies law enforcement officers (LEOs) should use to successfully stabilize victims, gain their trust, and secure their effective cooperation in investigations and prosecutions. Survivor-centered, trauma-informed law enforcement interviews and investigations will be emphasized in order to foster effective collaboration among law enforcement victim assistance specialists and non-governmental organization (NGO) victim advocates.

Author: Melissa Milam, Nicole Borrello, and Jessica Pooler

Federal Sponsor Agency: DOJ, Executive Office for United States Attorneys

Provider: This article is sourced from the U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney Bulletin: November 2017, Volume 65, Number 6

Publication Date: November 2017

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