The VINE Blog

Get To Know Wyoming VINE Program Manager: Shawn Sitzman

Appriss’ flagship solution, VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) is the nation’s leading automated victim notification system. Through VINE, victims and concerned citizens can register and be notified when an offender is released from.

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Customer Service Week: A VSR’s Perspective

One of the many things that makes VINE special is its world-class call center: the CustomerFirst Center, or “CFC.” The CFC is operational 24/7/365 and is staffed by more than 80 professionals who provide support to victims, survivors, and concerned.

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Peyton Tuthill Foundation finds hope and renewal amid heartbreak

The Peyton Tuthill Foundation aims to support children who have had their lives shattered by the loss of a parent or sibling to homicide by providing scholarships and a support network for these young survivors. The foundation emerged out of.

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Get To Know Virginia’s VINE Program Manager: Amy Sheets

Appriss’ flagship solution, VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) is the nation’s leading automated victim notification system. Through VINE, victims and concerned citizens can register and be notified when an offender is released from.

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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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