AUSTIN, Texas—The Texas Institute for Public Problem Solving (TIPPS) at The University of Texas at Austin will host a statewide conference on Aug. 16-18 dealing with domestic violence.
TIPPS is a regional community policing institute based at UT Austin’s Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. The conference is open to the public and admission is free. Advanced registration is encouraged.
The event, Bridging the Gap, Law Enforcement and Prosecution of Domestic Violence, will be at the Omni South Hotel, I-35 at Ben White Boulevard. It is designed for law enforcement, victim advocates, prosecutors and anyone interested in how law enforcement and prosecutors can work together more effectively. The program will include sessions on restorative justice, multicultural issues affecting domestic violence, issues unique to domestic violence in rural areas, prosecution tools and successful team strategies for dealing with domestic violence.
The conference is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
For additional information, contact Anne Kelly at (512) 471-7559 or Natalie Coles at (512) 471-0658.