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Featured Chat

   Automated Victim Notification: The Landscape in the US
Thursday, January 16 at 2:00 p.m. UTC

January 16, 2014

~This was a free online event.~

Recording: View the multimedia recording of this event on our WebEx site. (Registration is required.)

Presentation: View the slides presented by our panelists.

Resources:

Evaluation of the Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Program (pdf, 359 pages)

Automated Victim Notification: Awareness and Use Among Service Providers and Victims (pdf, 5 pages)

Automated Victim Notification: Cost Considerations (pdf, 5 pages)

Automated Victim Notification: Landscape of the United States (pdf, 3 pages)

Automated Victim Notification: Practices Aimed at Supporting Victims (pdf, 4 pages)

Description:

First introduced two decades ago, automated victim notification (AVN) systems have been touted as an effective way to notify crime victims — at a reduced burden to the criminal justice system — with timely information about court events and status changes (such as release or transfer) regarding their offender.

Recently, the National Institute of Justice released the first-ever nationwide evaluation of the Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) program. This in-depth study, by ICF International, evaluates:

  • How the systems operate
  • How effective they are
  • Lessons learned, including cost and sustainability

The findings of the study are particularly significant in light of the indefinite suspension, in 2011, of federal funding for SAVIN. Some states have identified sustainable funding streams, but others are changing the structure of their AVN system or suspending some services. Many jurisdictions are uncertain about the implications if their AVN system ceases operation, particularly in terms of their ability to meet related mandates regarding notification.

Panelists:

  • Seri Irazola, PhD, ICF International
  • Emily Niedzwiecki, ICF International
  • Brent Myers, Director, Registration and Victim Services, Indiana Department of Correction
  • Patrick McCreary, Bureau of Justice Assistance, US Department of Justice

Moderator: Kristina Rose, Deputy Director, Office for Victims of Crime, US Department of Justice

This Webinar is cosponsored by the Government Innovators Network and the National Institute of Justice.

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