Focus Areas: Violence
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
Kristen serves as a Project Manager at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) where she manages the Enhancing Law Enforcement Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Operations initiative and previously, the Enhancing Community Trust: Proactive Approaches to Domestic & Sexual Violence initiative. Her work at the IACP focuses on developing and deploying tools, resources, training, and other forms of direct technical assistance for law enforcement and their community partners to enhance initial response, investigation, prosecution, and victim support in cases of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking, and strangulation. Kristen led the development and launch of IACP’s Addressing and Preventing Gender Bias: Responses to Reports of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Stalking infographic. Kristen also led the development of the forthcoming publication of the Enhancing Community Trust initiative’s comprehensive self-assessment tool and process for law enforcement agencies to evaluate and strengthen their response to gender-based violence. Kristen previously served as a sworn law enforcement officer in Maryland.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police’s (IACP) mission is dedicated to advancing the law enforcement profession through service to and development of current and future leaders in the field. IACP has a wide variety of federally and privately funded initiatives focused on reducing violence in communities, supporting victims of violence, and helping officers who are exposed to violence.