TTA News & Information Archive

The Vera Institute of Justice’s Policing Program develops the quarterly digest Emerging Issues in American Policing to deliver information on innovations in the field of policing to police-practitioners and community members. Vera’s Policing Program gathers the material presented in the digest from leading academic journals and research publications, compiling them for easy access and analysis by justice professionals.

The National Institute of Justice’s recent publication, Notes from the Field, includes a series of articles describing various approaches for law enforcement to handle scenarios in which they lack the research and evidence needed to influence their policies, practices, and work. In many instances, practitioners in the field experience situations – sometimes potentially volatile – where they must quickly make decisions when they do not have enough information.

Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to learn about a fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding opportunity during the “BJA FY 2019 Swift, Certain, Fair Grant Webinar” on Friday, May 17 at 1:30 p.m. ET. During the webinar, participants will receive information on how state, local, and tribal jurisdictions can apply for funding to implement swift, certain, and fair (SCF) responses in community corrections.

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