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Welcome to BJA NTTAC's TTA Today blog! TTA Today posts tell the story of training and technical assistance (TTA) engagements through individual perspectives, including those of DOJ and BJA leaders, staff, technical assistance providers, subject matter experts, community members, and other relevant stakeholders. These posts serve as an informal venue to share relevant updates or best practices from the criminal justice community, as well as to feature first-hand accounts of how TTA impacts state, local, and tribal communities across the nation.

Earlier this year, representatives from a select group of law enforcement agencies from across the country convened in Tampa, FL, for Security Integration – Using our Collaborative Expertise to Prevent Violent Crime and Build Trust, a peer-to-peer learning opportunity with the purpose of providing practitioners with an opportunity to learn from one another regarding the responsible use of technology, deployment of field operations, and development of modern analytical methods to improve public safety.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance National Training and Technical Assistance Center (BJA NTTAC) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for several upcoming criminal justice conferences. Criminal justice practitioners may apply to BJA NTTAC for a conference scholarship, which includes conference registration, lodging, and travel expenses. Scholarship applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria, with preference given to representatives of small and rural agencies: