Affiliation: Brown University
- Harmonizing disease prevention and police practice in the implementation of HIV prevention programs: Up-stream strategies from Wilmington, DelawareBasha Silverman
Brandywine Counseling and Community Services Inc, 2713 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE, 19805, USA
Harm Reduct J 9:17. 2012..abstract:..
- Policy reform to shift the health and human rights environment for vulnerable groups: the case of Kyrgyzstan's Instruction 417Leo Beletsky
School of Law and Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
Health Hum Rights 14:34-48. 2012....
- Bundling occupational safety with harm reduction information as a feasible method for improving police receptiveness to syringe access programs: evidence from three U.S. citiesCorey S Davis
University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Campus Box 7411, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Harm Reduct J 6:16. 2009....
- The law (and politics) of safe injection facilities in the United StatesLeo Beletsky
Temple University Beasley School of Law, 1719 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
Am J Public Health 98:231-7. 2008..Given legal uncertainty, and the similar experience with syringe exchange programs, we recommend a process of sustained health research, strategic advocacy, and political deliberation...
- The roles of law, client race and program visibility in shaping police interference with the operation of US syringe exchange programsLeo Beletsky
Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Addiction 106:357-65. 2011..To determine the comparative levels of and associations between policing interference and characteristics of US syringe exchange programs (SEPs)...
- Prevalence, characteristics, and predictors of police training initiatives by US SEPs: building an evidence base for structural interventionsL Beletsky
UCSD School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 119:145-9. 2011..Policing targeting injection drug users (IDUs) can interfere with SEP functioning. Efforts to maximize the public health benefit of SEPs have included police trainings designed to reduce such interference...
- Police training to align law enforcement and HIV prevention: preliminary evidence from the fieldLeo Beletsky
Division of Global Public Health, UCSD School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
Am J Public Health 101:2012-5. 2011..Training that combines occupational safety with syringe access content can help align law enforcement with public health goals. Additional research is needed to assess street-level effect and to inform intervention tailoring...
- Syringe confiscation as an HIV risk factor: the public health implications of arbitrary policing in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, MexicoLeo Beletsky
Division of Global Public Health, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
J Urban Health 90:284-98. 2013..Using a public health lens to conceptualize abuse as a structural risk factor, we advocate for multi-prong prevention, systematic monitoring, and evidence-based intervention response to deleterious police practices...
- Prevalence and predictors of transitions to and away from syringe exchange use over time in 3 US cities with varied syringe dispensing policiesTraci C Green
School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 111:74-81. 2010..Interactions with police around drug paraphernalia may encourage SEP use for some IDUs and may provide opportunities for other health interventions...