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Risks Associated with Use of Carotid Vascular Restraints/LVNR

This presentation was created by Police Surgeon Dr. Bill Smock to discuss the physical risks associated with the use of Carotid vascular restraint/sleeper hold/LVNR. Read More

The Last Warning Shot Roll Call Video

The Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention created this Roll Call Video for all law enforcement to learn more about the signs and symptoms, identifiers and consequences of strangulation. Read More

Suicide Assessment

This webinar provides an overview of how to conduct a suicide assessment with a client during intake at a Family Justice Center or similar co-located model. Speakers share the prevalence of suicide, discuss risk factors,... Read More

Carotid Artery Dissections: Time from Strangulation to Stroke

Carotid Artery Dissections are the #1 Cause of Strokes in Patients Under 45. This presentation from Police Surgeon, Bill Smock, MD, includes literature and references on carotid artery dissections, how to recognize the injury and... Read More

What We Learned in 2017: Updates from the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

Strangulation impacts all professionals working on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking cases. Today, we know unequivocally that strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence. Unconsciousness may occur within... Read More