Karen Adams

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

 

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Addressing the Scourge of Sexual Assault: How EVAWI Fights for Survivors

Sexual violence continues to be a problem in the United States. According to the National Institute of Justice and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every six American women has been the victim of at least attempted rape in her.

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Appriss and NOVA partner together to provide training for victim advocates

Each October, victim assistance organizations all over the United States join hands beneath the purple banner of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), uniting under a shared commitment to raise awareness about the scourge of intimate partner.

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New VINE Design Gives Users More Personalized Experience

In an effort to make our flagship Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE®) service even more intuitive and easy to use, Appriss recently unveiled a brand new design for VINE that includes both an updated layout and improved features. The.

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Another Curve to Flatten: Domestic Violence During COVID-19

An act of domestic violence occurs every 15 seconds in the United States, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Estimated to affect 12 million people every year, domestic violence hotlines receive more than 20,000 calls per.

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How VINE helped a survivor find peace of mind

In 2011, Anna Nasset was living what she calls her “best life.” After purchasing an art gallery in Washington State four years earlier with just $200 in her bank account, Anna put her business plan to work. Before long, she was at the forefront of.

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