Law enforcement agencies can hire victim services personnel to focus on the rights, responses, and resources to meet the expressed and identified needs of victims as they navigate the justice system. Join Office for Victims of Crime Fellow Amy Durall for this conversation to learn how to ethically build and maintain specialized personnel and units within law enforcement agencies to support effective victim response. Discussions will focus on rotating topics of getting started, victim services role, victims’ rights/needs/services, and sustainability. Participants can connect with peers and experience guided discussions around current questions.
Registration is not required.
This event is produced by the OVC ELERV Fellow under 15POVC-22-GK-01519-NONF, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed during this event are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
About Amy Durall, Office for Victims of Crime Fellow
Amy is an accomplished professional with a master’s degree in psychology and over 35 years of social service experience. This includes field practice as a victim services director for law enforcement agencies, a key member of assessment teams that review law enforcement response to violent crimes, and as a training and technical assistance provider for national projects that include policy and practice review, training development and delivery, and direct assistance with strategic approaches to enhance victim response efforts.
Amy has documented experience collaborating with local, state, university, and Tribal law enforcement agencies, allied partners of various disciplines, and multiple federal funding agencies.