Molly Mastoras is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia. She has worked as an assistant program director for the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court and as a social worker for the Fairfax County Office for Women. Molly has extensive experience working with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence in these settings as well as in private practice. Molly developed the Proactive Alliance approach, which teaches police and enforcement agencies to develop a relationship-based strategy with the community using counseling therapy concepts. Her concept has been recognized in a co-authored article titled, Proactive Alliance: The Ethos of Broken Windows, published in IACP Police Chief Magazine. She also created the community based, sexual assault training program called Safe Night Active Bystander.
Molly can be contacted at Molly@safe-night.com
Jim Mastoras has served for over twenty-three years and is a Master Police Officer in Arlington County, VA. He developed and implemented strategies to reduce alcohol related harm while establishing trustful relationships with restaurant owners. He also created the first restaurant accreditation program in the U.S. adapted from the Best Bar None UK model. The program focuses on best practices and law compliance for restaurants to increase safety and economic viability. The strategies he implemented have been recognized as a national model by the US Department of Justice. In 2019, the DOJ COPS Office published a toolkit he authored titled, The Arlington Restaurant Initiative - A Nightlife Strategy to Improve Safety and Economic Viability, to be used by departments across the US.
Jim can be contacted at Jim@safe-night.com