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The Las Vegas Police Department Shares their Engagement Strategy
Hate and bias crimes are a widespread problem within the United States. In 2012, hate crime estimates are close to 300,000. Less than 6,000 were reported.
An article about the hate crime reporting gap
Hour long webinar with law enforcement leaders
A manual for the Transgender community
This guide is a resource for agency leaders who want to build trust with the diverse communities they serve by adopting community policing practices and transforming their organizations.
Strategies for overcoming past mistakes, building trusting relationships, and using mediation and other means for increasing dialogue and reducing tension after contentious incidents.
Practical guidance for overcoming language and cultural barriers, promoting dialogue with teens, developing anti-gang strategies, establishing youth mentorship programs, and understanding the safety concerns of the transgender community.
A Joint Policy Report by the National Center for Victims of Crime and the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs
The FBI Guidelines and Training Manual
NIOT is proud to join the DOJ COPS office in releasing this guide to help law enforcement officers and agencies address intolerance and prevent bullying.
A joint statement between Not In Our Town and the Civil Rights Committee of the IACP
These principles come from the Wisconsin police department that has worked closely with the community both before and after a tragic hate crime.
A guide for law enforcement and community partners to prevent and respond to hate crimes
Philly Chief Ramsey on Community Policing
Free online course for law enforcement regarding the transgender community
Report from the Department of Justice COPS office
A guide from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on transgender and non-conforming employees
A presentation from the U.S. Department of Justice.
This report reveals the findings of the civil rights investigation into the Ferguson Police department following the shooting of Michael Brown,
Waking in Oak Creek profiles a suburban community and local law enforcement attempting to heal after a hate crime shooting kills six worshippers at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.
Community Policing Resources from the COPS Office, including NIOT DVDs
The New York Times explores the toll of homegrown extremists.
The role of law enforcement in school safety
Read the interim report from March 2015
Find the BJS and COPS guide on protecting privacy and constitutional rights
Working to close the gap
“Constant dialogue between police and local citizens, between faith leaders and youth, and other similar initiatives, goes a very long way ”
Three podcasts available for download.
One of the most popular workshop sessions from the 2013 National Community Prosecution Summit hosted by The Association of Pr
This guide identifies discussion questions and community policing best practices for law enforcement organizing screenings
A community resource guide to prevent and respond to hate crimes and bias incidents.
A hate crimes prosecutor shares five things law enforcement and communities can do to help.
Law enforcement tools from our first webinar
Lessons from Billings, Montana
Iowa sheriff cites NIOT in hate prevention talk at National Sheriff's Association Conference
Gilbert, AZ grapples with tensions as it transforms from farming town to diverse community.
After LGBTQ hate crimes, D.C. creates task force to strengthen police-community relations.
Detectives look for hate symbols, both discreet and on full display.
Resources available for free download to help you organize and promote local screening events.
A deputy attorney general reflects on the power of Not In Our Town.
After double homicide, police department brings community together to screen film and spark dialogue.
A Redlands, CA human relations commissioner reflects on community film screening.
A primer on hate crimes and incidents.