TTA News & Information Archive

Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Program for its “Off the Cuff: Officer Safety and Wellness Talks” event on Thursday, August 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PT in Santa Barbara, California. During this event, participants will gain the perspectives of five law enforcement officers regarding their experiences with various officer safety and wellness topics.

Join the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) in observing Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week (PPPS Week) from July 21-27. This year’s celebration theme is “Restoring Trust, Creating Hope,” which aims to raise awareness about the significant contributions made by community corrections individuals. Their efforts have a vital impact on people’s lives and on public safety in their communities.

Join the National Association for Justice Information Systems (NAJIS) for its 2019 Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland from September 30 to October 3, 2019. Now in its 37th year, the Annual NAJIS Conference is the only meeting of practitioners for practitioners to share emerging trends and best practices in improving government efficiency through information sharing. NAJIS encourages representatives from both rural and urban jurisdictions and national associations with both small and large budgets and staff to attend.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is excited to announce the release of the summer 2019 edition of the BJA Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Grantee Directory. This free, easy-to-use, downloadable guide enables BJA staff, BJA TTA providers, and the criminal justice field to access key information about BJA TTA grantees with a wealth of criminal justice knowledge and experience.

The National Institute of Justice’s article, “Identifying New Illicit Drugs and Sounding the Alarm in Real Time,” highlights the work of Dr. Barry Logan, a chemist and forensic toxicologist specializing in identifying new drugs that enter the United States. Dr. Logan uses approaches that quickly alert drug enforcement agencies, crime laboratories, medical examiners, and health officials when those drugs come into the country. The article also demonstrates how U.S.

Join the Justice Clearinghouse, in partnership with the International Association of Law Enforcement Planners, for the Women in Law Enforcement webinar series. During this four-part series, expert researchers and practitioners will discuss the experiences of women in the field of policing, as well as identify opportunities, challenges, and research gaps affecting the successful inclusion of women in U.S. law enforcement.