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TECHBeat, July/August 2018

Date Published
August 2018
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Report (Annual/Periodic), Program/Project Description
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

Protecting Against Stress & Trauma: Research Lessons for Law Enforcement– Defining the Problem

October 2019
At this Research for the Real World seminar, NIJ brought together law enforcement practitioners and leading researchers in the field of stress to discuss the current research evidence and practical benefits of targeted stress-management interventions and how they can promote officer mental wellness. In addition, this gathering provided an exploration into what additional research is needed to best support officer health and wellness, potentially highlighting priority areas for future research.

NIJ Journal Issue No. 281

Date Published
January 2019
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Program/Project Description, Instructional Material
Agencies
NIJ

The Neurobiology of Sexual Assault: Implications for Law Enforcement, Prosecution, and Victim Advocacy

December 2012

Dr. Campbell brings together research on the neurobiology of trauma and the criminal justice response to sexual assault. She explains the underlying neurobiology of traumatic events, its emotional and physical manifestation, and how these processes can impact the investigation and prosecution of sexual assaults. Real-world, practical implications are examined for first responders, such as law enforcement, nurses, prosecutors, and advocates.

Fighting Stress in the Law Enforcement Community

Date Published
April 2019
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Summary), Report (Study/Research), Program/Project Description, Instructional Material, Grants and Funding
Agencies
NIJ