Capacity Building

Fox Valley Technical College

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College (NCJTC) is a leading national training organization in the field of criminal justice.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA FY 2023 Tribal Justice Training and Technical Assistance ProgramCategory 1: Tribal Justice System Strategic Planning (TJSPP)
  • BJA FY 2023 Tribal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program Category 3: Addressing Illicit Substance Use and Related Crime (IASA)
  • BJA FY 2022 Tribal Corrections Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • BJA FY2021 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program-Category 2
  • Internet of Things
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Related Crime TTA
  • Comprehensive Strategic Planning
  • BJA FY18 Tribal Corrections Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance

Community Resources for Justice

The Crime and Justice Institute (CJI) bridges the gap between research and practice with data-driven solutions that drive bold, transformative improvements in criminal and juvenile justice systems. CJI works with local, state, tribal, and national criminal justice organizations, providing nonpartisan policy analysis, implementation consulting, capacity building assistance, and research services to advance evidence-based practices and create systems-level change.

Some of CJI’s major projects include:

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Restrictive Housing Reform Implementation Assistance Program
  • BJA FY 21 Justice Reinvestment Initiative: State-level Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: National Training and Technical Assistance

Justice Information Resource Network

The Justice Information Resource Network (JIRN) is a national nonprofit organization of state Statistical Analysis Center directors and other researchers and practitioners throughout government, academia, and the justice community who are dedicated to the use of research and analysis to make informed policy and program decisions.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA FY 23 Department of Justice Death in Custody Act -Training and Technical Assistance Center
  • FY 2021 Smart Suite Training and Technical Assistance Program

Center for Court Innovation

The Center for Court Innovation seeks to help create a more effective and humane justice system by designing and implementing operating programs, performing original research, and providing reformers around the world with the tools they need to launch new strategies.

Operating Programs

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Sixth Amendment Strategic Planning: A Research-to-Practice Approach
  • Center for Court Innovation: National Community Court Initiative
  • Center for Court Innovation State-Based Adult Drug Court TTA
  • Tribal Risk/Need Assessment Tool
  • Sixth Amendment Strategic Planning: A Research-to-Practice Approach
  • Center for Court Innovation State-Based Adult Drug Court Technical Assistance Program

National Criminal Justice Association

The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) works to promote a balanced approach to communities’ complex public safety, criminal, and juvenile justice system problems. The NCJA offers a number of different opportunities to enhance the professional development of state and local criminal and juvenile justice decisionmakers and policymakers through both educational training and events. NCJA also promotes a variety of events and conferences, all designed to increase networking opportunities and to foster the exchange of valuable knowledge and skills.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • NCJA FY 2022 Implementing Safer Communities Training and Technical Assistance
  • FY 2022 BJA National Initiatives - Justice for All: Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program: NCJA Statewide Strategic Planning TTA
  • NCJA Statewide Strategic Planning Training and Technical Assistance; Category 1 of Justice for All: Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program

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