The VINE Blog

Overcoming Barriers to LGBTQ+ Equality in Law Enforcement

June is Pride Month, a time to take a positive stance against discrimination and violence towards the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and pansexual or Two-Spirit) community, who continue to struggle to overcome.

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Serving LGBTQ+ crime victims: An interview with a law enforcement expert

June is Pride Month, a time to take a positive stance against discrimination and violence towards the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and pansexual or Two-Spirit) community, who continue to struggle to overcome.

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Measuring with HEART: Evaluating the Quality of the VINE User Experience

Last year, Appriss unveiled a significant redesign of VINE, including a new layout, improved features, and a more intuitive design. The update was the culmination of a year-long research and design initiative led by our Product team, built from.

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How one survivor of crime learned to ‘Stand Up,’ advocate for change, and educate others

Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week has drawn the attention of communities all over the United States to helping victims of crime. This year’s observance, April 18-24, promotes the theme “Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities.”

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Get to Know Your Customers: Alaska Program Manager

ALASKA VINE PROGRAM MANAGER MIKE RAMSAY “Get to Know Your Customers Day” is observed on the third Thursday of each quarter. Appriss would like to take this opportunity to learn a little bit more about our important VINE customers and what is.

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Start By Believing: Critical for victims, appropriate for criminal justice professionals

Approximately one in five instances of sexual assault are left unreported, according to research gathered by End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) – a tragic reality that can be completely transformed by a small change in how people.

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The ‘shadow pandemic’ of intimate partner violence

Here we are in March, one year into COVID-19 lockdowns and quarantines. As the pandemic drags on, so does what the United Nations calls “a shadow pandemic” of intimate partner violence (IPV) within the pandemic of the virus itself.

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New features of VINE increase the value of victim notification in South Carolina

When the latest version of VINE went live in South Carolina late 2020, SC VINE Program Manager Sherry Rhodes could already see how improvements and refinements to the service would provide significant benefits to survivors of crime in the state..

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Get to Know Your Customers: Connecticut Program Manager

CONNECTICUT SAVIN PROGRAM MANAGER VALINA CARPENTER Appriss’ flagship solution, VINE® (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) is the nation’s leading automated victim notification system. VINE is used across 48 states, providing millions of.

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As stalking crimes grow, this national advocate leads efforts to educate and raise awareness

 

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