Reentry into tribal communities presents unique challenges because of the ways in which federal, state, local, and tribal criminal justice systems intersect in Indian Country. Federally recognized Indian Tribes have long had the authority to maintain their own criminal justice mechanisms to ensure public safety and resolve conflicts between community members. This authority extends to law enforcement and community supervision, but also impacts other fields important to reentry success.
The National Criminal Justice Association, with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, offers training and technical assistance to state administering agencies to support strategic planning efforts and the implementation of evidence-based policies and practices. This training and technical assistance is designed to help states meet the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant requirement of a comprehensive statewide strategic plan.
The National Criminal Justice Association offers training and technical assistance (TTA) for state and local agencies responsible for managing and administering federal funding. This TTA covers all areas of grants management and administration, including pre- and post-award processes, principals, and functions.
The Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative website is a comprehensive information-sharing resource for justice practitioners at all levels of government, providing timely and useful information on justice integration and relevant technological developments.
The Center for Task Force Training (CenTF) Program provides training and technical assistance services to law enforcement agencies throughout the United States and focuses on the management of multijurisdictional task force operations.
On November 1, 2018, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), in partnership with the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center, presented the webinar "Introducing the Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse." This webinar presented the Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse (PSRAC), an online, comprehensive collection of information and resources focused on identifying and reducing the risk of re-offending or noncompliance with a community’s justice system requirements.
On May 2, 2017, the Bureau of Justice Assistance National Training and Technical Assistance Center hosted the "Enhancing Crime Analytics: An Overview of the Nationwide Crime Analysis Capability Building Project" webinar in partnership with the Institute for Intergovernmental Research. The webinar highlighted the exciting work of the BJA-funded Nationwide Crime Analysis Capability Building Project.