Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) Video Series

Every person working in a law enforcement agency has a role in victim response. This 5-part video series highlights the core components of the Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) Strategy, 2nd edition. The videos describe how law enforcement agencies can implement victim-centered, trauma-informed practices across all ranks and disciplines. Federal, state, local, campus, and tribal law enforcement leaders and victim services partners will learn about the benefits, challenges, and methods for enhancing their response to all crime victims in the communities they serve.

Target Audience: Law enforcement leaders, victim services personnel, community partners 

Overall Objectives: 1. Describe the 4 core principles of ELERV (Leadership, Partnering, Training, Performance Monitoring) and the 7 critical needs of victims (safety, support, information, access, continuity, voice, justice). 2. Describe implementation of the ELERV Strategy using the 4 core principles. 3. Describe ways law enforcement agencies can implement victim-centered, trauma-informed practices agency wide (across all ranks and disciplines). 4. Describe ways implementing the ELERV Strategy can benefit law enforcement agencies, victims, and communities. 

Project Funding Provided By: Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

Includes: A video series that highlights the core components of the Enhancing Law Enforcement Response (ELERV) Strategy, 2nd edition and provides law enforcement agencies with ways they can implement victim-centered, trauma-informed practices agency wide. 

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Pre-Test
20 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  0/20 points to pass
20 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  0/20 points to pass
Introduction to the Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) Strategy
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Select the "View Webinar" button to begin. The ELERV Strategy’s overall goal is to create an agency wide philosophical shift, focusing on identifying and responding to victims’ needs. The ELERV Strategy introduces federal, state, local, campus, and tribal law enforcement leaders to the concepts and benefits of enhancing their response to victims of all crimes. Due to its customizable nature, agencies can easily start small and build on their efforts over time. Advancements in any area of the ELERV Strategy can drastically enhance an agency’s overall response to victims.
Leadership – Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) Strategy
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Select the "View Webinar" button to begin. Building a victim-centered organization is a top-down effort that requires a clear vision of the future. Implementing the ELERV Strategy will require some organizations to make only minor changes to existing practices, while others may need to shift their overall approach to meeting the needs of victims. Achieving lasting change starts and ends with the expressed and modeled values of agency leadership.
Partnering – Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) Strategy
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Victims are best served when law enforcement agencies have strong internal partnerships across disciplines and work closely with external community organizations. Partnerships allow agencies to maximize their ability to serve victims by establishing coordinated internal response practices and referring victims to community organizations that offer long-term support and services.
Training – Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) Strategy
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Select the "View Webinar" button to begin. The value of training for sworn and professional staff on victim response topics cannot be overstated. Research and best practices for serving victims are constantly evolving, so training that reflects the most recent information is critical. Prioritizing cross-training opportunities (both internal and external) is encouraged.
Performance Monitoring – Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) Strategy
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Select the "View Webinar" button to begin. Measuring the progress of new initiatives is vital in their implementation. Ensuring the agency is strategically capturing data and monitoring both internal and external performance measures can help build a roadmap to implementation, identify gaps, and provide opportunities for improvement to best meet the needs of those served.
Post-Test
20 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  16/20 points to pass
20 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  16/20 points to pass
IACP Credit Hours and Certificate of Completion
Live Viewing: 1.00 IACP Credit Hours credit and certificate available
Live Viewing: 1.00 IACP Credit Hours credit and certificate available