Irvin Waller calls for shift from ¨Punishment only Agenda¨ to genuine ¨Violence Prevention and Victim Centered Agenda¨ as he accepts high level honor of World Society of Victimology for his contributions to victimology world wide.
- Irvin Waller draws attention to new plain English guide for politicians with oversight of policing. It encourages better balance between reacting to calls for service and stopping crime.
See Time for Cops to Invest in Crime Prevention Also see Actions for Police Leaders to Reduce crime.
- Irvin Waller discusses with William Melandez in El Salvador the accumulation of knowledge about effective solutions to violence in El Salvador. Gang violence is not inevitable, it is preventable but only if governments, the intergovernmental agencies and the private sector invest in prevention that tackles the causes of gang and gun violence. http://mediacenter.laprensagrafica.com/videos/v/irvin-waller-experto-en-prevencin-de-violencia-25-10-12 See also in English Urban Violence Prevention in the Americas Needs Investment http://bit.ly/VicSRs
- Irvin Waller discusses with La Nacion in Argentina the importance of investing in effective prevention and lack of progress by government to use our current knowledge to reduce the numbers of victims of violence. http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1495138-no-hay-politicas-de-seguridad-acertadas http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1005957-irvin-waller-es-mas-barato-y-eficaz-invertir-en-prevencion-que-en-represion
- Irvin Waller discusses with Michael Enright and CBC The Sunday Edition why governments are slow to invest but also what can be done to protect victims from violence. http://www.protension.com/player-waller.html
Rebalancing Justice for Victims
Members of the media can learn more about Dr. Irvin Waller and his most recent book called Rights for Victims of Crime: Rebalancing Justice by following the links below.