NDVFRI Webinar

Innovative criminal justice interventions in intimate partner violence cases in Arizona: An AZPOINT and APRAIS doubleheader

August 20, 2020 9:00am – 12:00pm (PT)

AZPOINT presentation
(9:00 am – 10:25 AM PT)
Hon. Cele Hancock, Division 5, Yavapai County Superior Court; Hon. Sheila Polk, Yavapai County Attorney

Learn about AZPOINT, Arizona’s innovative online tool for victims of violence or harassment. This portal, launched on January 1, 2020, helps applicants quickly fill out the forms to ask for an Order of Protection, Injunction Against Harassment, or Injunction Against Workplace Harassment at any Arizona court. The online portal can be accessed anywhere. AZPOINT is made available to the public by the Arizona Judicial Branch in partnership with the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.

10 minute Intermission
(9:00 am – 10:25 AM PT)

Community Informed Risk Assessment
(10:35 am – 12:00 PM PT)
Greg Giangobbe & Mark Perkovich

This webinar explains the development of a community informed risk assessment tool for use by law enforcement in cases of intimate partner violence. The Arizona Supreme Court approved a rule change recommending the use of the Arizona intimate Partner Risk Assessment Instrument System (APRAIS) and submission of results of the assessment for judicial review at initial appearances. Mr. Giangobbe and Mr. Perkovich will discuss practical issues of training law enforcement in risk assessment, implementation, victim safety and autonomy and stake-holder buy in.

Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VMhcCmBSTAWnxLRNCKNLiA