Peyton Attaway is a research analyst in the Center for Public Safety and Resilience in the Justice Practice Area. She specializes in the intersection of public health and policing, substance use, and sexual assault reform. Her research interests include health, social, and justice issues in the context of substance use; violence against women; vicarious trauma in public safety; law enforcement coordination with public health; and police-community relations.
Currently, she serves as part of the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance Team (TTA) and the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) TTA Team to provide a tailored and consistent response to both SAKI and COSSAP grantee needs at the state and local level. Ms. Attaway serves as a research analyst for the Arnold Ventures Reimagining America's Crisis Response Systems: The Need for a Comprehensive Opioid Overdose Response - Opportunities for Advancing Law Enforcement Naloxone Programs in the United States.
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