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Tom Tremblay is frequently sought after to comment on high profile cases and national news stories related to domestic violence and sexual assault.  He has been featured in news publications, programs, and investigative reports by CNN, NPR, NBC News, Baltimore Sun, Slate Magazine, Vox News, Star Tribune, Indianapolis Star, and the Lansing Journal, to name a few.

 

Comment by Tom Tremblay:

“Many recent news stories have found a lack of effective response to sexual assault at police departments and prosecutors’ offices around the country.  These news stories are not about pointing fingers at the police or prosecutors - we must be willing to have courageous conversations about lessons learned and how police departments, prosecutors, and communities, can respond more effectively to these very complex crimes.” 

 

 

 

 

BALTIMORE SUN: "Hundreds of Baltimore-area sexual assault victims signed waivers releasing police from duty of investigating"

Over 2017 and 2018, police departments in the Baltimore area prompted sexual assault victims to waive their rights to an investigation--223 times...This practice runs counter to guidance from experts and the International Association of Chiefs of Police...

 
 
 
 

LANSING STATE JOURNAL: "11 Rapes, Four States, One Suspect"

Serial Rape Investigations: 11 women in four states over the course of three decades who told police that they'd been raped with the ensuing investigations leading to one suspect.

https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/in-depth/news/2019/01/08/calvin-kelly-rape-investigations-memphis-kalamazoo-st-louis/2462538002/

 

 

CNN: “Destroyed – How the Trashing of Rape Kits Failed Victims and Jeopardizes Public Safety.”

CNN investigation found that law enforcement agencies across the country destroyed hundreds of rape kits tied to cases that could still be prosecuted, November 2018.

http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2018/11/investigates/police-destroyed-rapekits/index.html

 

 

Star Tribune: “When Rape is Reported and Nothing Happens.”

A nine-part series between July and December 2018 looking at rape investigations in Minnesota.

http://www.startribune.com/denied-justice-series-when-rape-is-reported-and-nothing-happens-minnesota-police-sexual-assault-investigations/487400761/

 

 

Indy Star: “As evidence mounted, IMPD child abuse investigator defended USA Gymnastics.”

Indianapolis police are investigating the conduct of a detective who worked behind the scenes to defend USA Gymnastics while it was in the midst of a broadening child sexual abuse scandal, November 2018

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2018/11/11/usa-gymnastics-larry-nassar-sexual-abuse-scandal-impd-detective-bruce-smith-conduct-under-review/1693853002/

 

 

NBC News: “Science Around Trauma and Memory Shifting How Police Respond to Victims.”

NBC News interviews national experts about trauma-informed approaches to sexual assault cases, October 8, 2018.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/science-around-trauma-memory-shifting-how-police-respond-victims-n917211

 

 

National Public Radio (NPR): “How Police Investigate Sex Crimes.”

NPR asks experienced criminal investigators to discusses the difference between the FBI probe into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and criminal investigations of sexual assault cases, October, 2018.

https://www.npr.org/2018/10/03/653902733/how-police-investigate-sex-crimes

Press Release from Joint Base Lewis-McChord

2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team

2nd Infantry Division

April 30, 2018

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"KBI Training Looks to Shift the Way Society Views Sexual Assault"

13 WIBW

February 5, 2018

 

http://www.wibw.com/content/news/KBI-holds-sexual-assault-training-for-professionals-472826963.html

 

 

"Investigations with a Trauma Informed Approach"

Baylor University news & updates

May 4, 2017

 

http://www.baylor.edu/thefacts/news.php?action=story&story=181160

 

"Trump, Cosby, Ailes: it took celebrity accusers to make us listen to sexual assault victims"

VOX article by Sarah Kliff

October 18, 2016

 

http://www.vox.com/identities/2016/10/18/13306300/trump-cosby-ailes-sexual-harrasment

 

"A cop who’s spent 30 years fighting sexual assault explains why victims often wait to come forward"

VOX article by Sarah Kliff

October 14, 2016

 

http://www.vox.com/identities/2016/10/14/13275786/sexual-assault-victims-reporting

 

 

Ending Violence Against Women International Conference

March 23, 2016      Washington, DC

Mark Wynn, Joanne Archambault, and Tom Tremblay

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