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The Relationship between Public Health and Violence Prevention

In this podcast, Howard Spivak discusses the relationship between public health and violence prevention. (Transcript) Excerpt: …I’m going to start with what the benefit of the approach is and then tie it into how it can help law enforcement promote more meaningful and effective prevention. First of all, public health is engaged in this issue of violence […]

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Successful Public Health Approaches

In this podcast, Jonathan Shepard discusses successful public health approaches. (Transcript) Excerpt: “Can you explain how the Cardiff Model is a partnership between medical practitioners and law enforcement and how this works in practice? And also, can you describe what practical benefits it brings compared to the old days when medical and police personal operated […]

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Health and Safety Collaborations

In this podcast, Chief Rocha discusses whether improvements in community health can increase community safety in the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods. (Transcript) Excerpt: “One of the things we realized early on was that we had to present something that was atypical, something that they had not heard of before. That meant forming collaborative, other than […]

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Cross-Sector Collaborations between Public Health and Public Safety

In this podcast, Barbara Raymond discusses promising innovations and cross-sector collaborations between public health and public safety with the goal to improve the overall health and safety of our communities. (Transcript) Excerpt: At the California Endowment we do have a mission that is focused on improving the health of all Californians. About three years ago, […]

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The Purpose of Prisons: Where Iowa Fits In (Iowa Public Radio)

[Source: “The Purpose of Prisons: Where Iowa Fits In,” Iowa Public Radio, 24 June 2013, by Sarah McCammon, Katherine Perkins, and Sarah Boden] Why do we have prisons? Are they for retribution or rehabilitation or protection? Also, what are the strengths and weaknesses of Iowa’s corrections system? Sarah McCammon steps in for Ben Kieffer to […]

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An Audio Message from Buffie Tucker in Support of the Johnson County Justice Center

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An Audio Message from Jackie Sangster in Support of the Johnson County Justice Center

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An Audio Message from John Lundell in Support of the Johnson County Justice Center

Click the play button below to hear an audio endorsement from John Lundell. John Lundell received both his B.S. and M.A. at the The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. He has served as the Deputy Director of the University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center (UI IPRC) where he has worked for the past 18 […]

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An Audio Message from Bob Downer in Support of the Johnson County Justice Center

Click the play button below to hear an audio endorsement from Bob Downer. Robert N. Downer received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and was admitted to the Iowa Bar, both in 1963. Mr. Downer also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of […]

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An Audio Message from Mike Cilek in Support of the Johnson County Justice Center

Click the play button below to hear an audio endorsement from Mike Cilek. Mike Cilek is a life-long resident of Johnson County. Mike has been a Realtor since 1972 and has given back to the Iowa City community for nearly 40 years through involvement in many community activities and serving on boards. [More…]

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An Audio Message from Sandy Boyd in Support of the Johnson County Justice Center

Click the play button below to hear an audio endorsement from Sandy Boyd. Willard L. Boyd is a lawyer and an educator.  He is Rawlings-Miller Professor of Law at the University of Iowa and President Emeritus of The University of Iowa and The Field Museum of Chicago.  He serves as Chair of the Larned A. […]

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An Audio Message from John Balmer in Support of the Johnson County Justice Center

Click the play button below to hear an audio endorsement from John Balmer. John Balmer and his brother Jim own Plumber’s Supply Company of Iowa City, a family owned business established in 1951.

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