The VINE Blog

From the Field: Lessons in Service and Leadership

My name is Lalla O’Bryan, and I am the Vice President of Victim Services at Appriss Safety. I have had the privilege of serving in this role for the last 11 years of the company’s 25-year history.

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Get to Know Your Customers: Missouri VINE Program Manager

“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 customers, and to spotlight just how wonderful they are.

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Knowledge. Power. Choice.

There are moments when I get stuck in the oddness of it all.  My mind drifts back to how my life was altered by a stranger and how my livelihood, freedom, and sense of security were slowly stripped away.

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California Sheriff’s Office Honored for Excellence in Victim Services

NSA SELECTS SAN FRANCISCO SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT TO RECEIVE APPRISS SAFETY-SPONSORED CRIME VICTIM SERVICES AWARD The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) named the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department (SFSD) the 2019 recipient of its Crime Victim.

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The WorkSafe Initiative: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence in the Workplace

ADDRESSING THE IMPACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE When most people think about workplace violence, a classic scenario often comes to mind: A disgruntled employee who was fired or is otherwise angry with the company enters the workplace.

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Get to Know Your Customers Series: Arkansas VINE Program Manager

ARKANSAS VINE PROGRAM MANAGER BENNY BATTLES “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 customers, and to spotlight just how.

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Preventing Victimization through Enhanced Employee Background Checks

PREVENTING VICTIMIZATION THROUGH ENHANCED EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND CHECKS Contractors. Plumbers. Cleaners. Dog walkers. Exterminators. HVAC service workers. Appliance repair. Cable and internet installers. Lawn care professionals. Home health aids. Food,.

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Technology for Good: Using data science to validate Appriss-sourced incarceration data

Appriss Inc. was founded over 20 years ago with a very simple belief: technology can do a lot of good in society.

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A Victim’s Odyssey: The weight of victimization and finding empowerment through VINE

THE WEIGHT OF VICTIMIZATION & FINDING EMPOWERMENT THROUGH VINE My name is Chief Justice (Retired) Richard Barajas. I am the Executive Director of the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA).

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“Crime Victim Services Award” Honors South Carolina Sheriff’s Office for 2018

NSA SELECTS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS APPRISS SAFETY-SPONSORED AWARD The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) named Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) the 2018 recipient of its Crime Victim Services Award. The award.

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Finding Purpose in Tragedy: My company’s road to victim safety and empowerment

MY COMPANY’S ROAD TO VICTIM SAFETY AND EMPOWERMENT I really don’t have to think about the tragic, unspeakable incidents that wound up shaping my life. They are woven into the fabric of who I am, and they are as much a part of me as the color of my.

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