Strategy Implementation Tools


A joint effort of the Office for Victims of Crime and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)


Strategy Implementation Checklist

This checklist will help you follow the steps found in the Implementation Guide, Volume 2 of the Strategy Package. It is designed to help you and your partners assess progress as you steer your agency toward the enhanced victim response. By using the checklist, you can spotlight where goals are “Completed”, “In Process” or “Need Attention”. The checklist will reflect the current status of goals established by your agency, help more fully understand the intent and objectives of the enhanced response to victims of crime, and, most importantly, assist you to implement the strategy in your agency and community.

Strategy Implementation Checklist (pdf)

Generic PowerPoint

Use this generic easy to customize PowerPoint presentation that outlines the strategy and its implementation to get your agency staff and partner buy-in.

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Victim Assistance Notification (VAN) Form

Documentation is a key element in victim response. The following attachment is a sample of a VAN form developed by the Mundelein (IL) Police Department. The carbon copy design provides the victim, officer, and records department a copy of the incident. Formatted in both English and Spanish, this tool can be utilized for documentation and follow-up for both law enforcement and crime victims.

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No Cost Strategies to Enhance Victim Response Training Webinar

During this 50-minute webinar presented by your peers you will explore why every law enforcement agency in the country should consider enhancing their response to victims of crime. You will learn about the practical tools IACP and eleven law enforcement agencies developed to assist any department regardless of its size, geography, or public safety functions to significantly enhance their victim response. You will also hear how one agency in Illinois improved its public standing, increased crime reporting, and reduced crime through implementing the IACP strategy for enhanced victim response.

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