A research public health analyst in RTI's Justice Practice Area, Amanda Young previously worked in the Burlington, NC police department, where she assisted victims of crimes in navigating the court system and finding available community services. At RTI, Ms. Young is the training director for the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) team, where she oversees the planning, coordination, and execution of virtual and in-person trainings.
Additionally, Ms. Young is involved in projects focused on officer stress and wellness, recruiting women in policing, gun violence, and understanding work-related stress among medico-legal death investigators. Her research interests include sexual assault, human trafficking, policing and investigative sciences, and domestic- and intimate-partner violence.
This Web site is funded in whole or in part through a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this Web site (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided).
RTI International is a trade name of Research Triangle Institute. RTI and the RTI logo are U.S. registered trademarks of Research Triangle Institute.