Thursday, June 21, 2012

Dr. Rosay presents at National Institute of Justice conference

Dr. Rosay speaks to participants.
Dr. André Rosay, Justice Center, presented on "Crimes Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women: Research Informing Sustainable Practice and Policy" at the recent National Institute of Justice (NIJ) conference held June 18-20 in Virginia.  Katie TePas, Office of the Governor, State of Alaska, co-presented with him.

Their presentation focused on the use of data to sustain the domestic violence and sexual assault “Choose Respect” initiative in Alaska. Goals of the “Choose Respect” initiative include prevention, education, strengthening law enforcement, enforcing tougher prosecution, protecting survivors and helping survivors heal.

The theme of the conference was "Turning to Science: Enhancing Justice, Improving Safety, Reducing Costs."
L to r: Katherine TePas and Dr. Rosay at the conference.