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Are you going to IACP 2021 in New Orleans? Is your agency looking for better police responses to homelessness? My innovative solutions have been covered by People Magazine, the Today Show, the BBC and others. I am booking consultations in New Orleans…How can I help you? Click here to contact me or to book an appointment.
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I was honored to participate in a panel discussion with the Center for Court Innovation for the “Sharing the Solutions” series. We had an enlightening discussion on #homelessness, incarceration, re-entry and behavioral health. These webinars are made possible by the U.S. Office of Community Oriented Police Services (COPS), and offers timely discussions of current issues facing the criminal justice community (look for the release of this episode in the near future). As always, I am available for governments and police agencies seeking better responses to #homelessness, #panhandling and other issues affecting their community. Don’t forget that I am available for
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Are you looking for better police responses to homelessness that work and minimize your risk for litigation? I will be available for consultations at the CIT International Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Aug 16-18th. Hope to see you there (contact me to book an appointment). Homeless Innovations, LLC 611 S Ft Harrison Ave #277 Clearwater, FL 33756 (800) 643-1997 info@homelesspolice.com
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https://www.arnoldventures.org/stories/what-can-cities-do-to-help-people-without-homes-during-the-holiday-season  
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The Center for Court Innovation invites you to join law enforcement and housing policy experts in conversation with police executives as they discuss the relationship between police and people experiencing homelessness. As the nation grapples with our current health and justice crises, we invite you to join our panel in discussing how we got here and how coming together to share the solutions may guide a way forward. Panelists will discuss the history of the intersection of policing and homelessness, current discussions around this relationship, and recommendations from policy experts in paving a path forward. Panelists: Nicola Smith-Kea, Ph.D, Criminal
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Should the police be involved in social issues such as homelessness, mental illness and addictions. In a perfect world, no. But we are not in a perfect world. In this episode, I discuss my role in police homeless outreach and why it works:
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Defunding the police is an idea that has gained momentum. In this episode I discuss why this is a bad idea and what society would be like without the police. Links I mentioned: There’s a growing call to defund the police. Here’s what it means The Social Contract
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Amy Varle checks in from Manchester, England to discuss social housing, homeless pet policies, COVID-19 and her own journey from homelessness to Number 10 Downing Street. Amy Varle from Manchester, England is one of the most brilliant entrepreneurs and homelessness experts in the UK She is a leading voice and advocate for Housing First In 2016, Amy was awarded a travelling fellowship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust She published “Social Property Investment : Pioneering strategies for 21st century homelessness prevention and response” On 25 January 2018, she presented her report to Prime Minister Theresa May Amy herself was made
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COVID-19 SPECIAL OFFER: REGISTER FOR ANY OF THESE WEBINARS (INCLUDING Q&A SESSION) FOR $49 EACH The Top 10 Reasons to Start a Police Homeless Outreach Team The state of homelessness is getting worse, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development highlighted the magnitude of the issue reporting that more than half a million Americans are homeless at any given night. Homelessness is typically addressed by arresting the homeless – an approach that doesn’t quite solve the problem. More and more police departments are now employing a more solution-focused effort through Homeless Outreach Teams. The secret to this approach:
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