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High rates of domestic violence and sexual assault have plagued Alaska for decades. A new forensics program at the University of Alaska Anchorage will provide training for evidence collection for both types of abuse. The goal is greater accuracy that can lead to successful prosecutions and better outcomes for victims. The new program is the first in the nation. How it could help lower the number of abusive encounters is our discussion on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend
GUESTS:

Angelia Trujillo, DNP, MSN, WHNP-BC, AFN-DF, Associate Professor of Nursing with University of Alaska Anchorage, Board member of Academy of Forensic Nursing
Diane Castro, Director of Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (CDVSA)
Ken McCoy, Deputy Chief of Anchorage Police Department

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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