Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement

The “Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence” toolkit is designed to equip law enforcement professionals with trauma-informed, developmentally-appropriate tools to identify and minimize threats to child safety, foster closer engagement between law enforcement and youth, and maximize both officer safety and positive outcomes for children and families. The toolkit contains protocols, checklists, and other field-tested and research-informed resources.

Population of focus: Law enforcement professionals

Link to resource: Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence toolkit

Date: 2017

Organization: International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Yale Child Study Center