This toolkit from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD was created to assist police officers, or those who train police officers, to more effectively interact with veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder.
Law Enforcement Publications
This online resource from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs.
This four-volume report from the Academy for Justice at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law covers dozens of topics within the areas of criminalization, policing, pretrial and trial processes, punishment, incarceration, and release.
This report from the RAND Corporation studies the effectiveness of information-sharing tools used for criminal justice and public safety purposes.
This publication from the National Juvenile Justice Network provides policy recommendations for working toward improved relationships between law enforcement and youth of color.
This report from the National League of Cities’ Youth, Education, and Families Institute highlights emerging city-led examples of policies and processes that led to measurable progress in juvenile justice in six U.S. cities.
In April 2016, the City of Albany, NY implemented its Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program—an initiative that was first piloted in Seattle/King County, Washington in 2011—to help address the city’s public safety and public health concerns. This report released by the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice details the early positive results and challenges Albany has faced during the first year of the program’s implementation.
This report from the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Right on Crime project considers the current state of research indicating that certain pre-booking or pre-arrest diversion programs show promise in reducing recidivism.
The CSG Justice Center, in partnership with the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST), recently released the results of a national survey on state law enforcement training standards for responding to people with mental illnesses.
This report describes one of the U.S. Department of Justice’s central tools for accomplishing police reform, restoring police-community trust, and strengthening officer and public safety.