TTA News & Information

Join the International Association of Chiefs of Police for the “One Mind Campaign Symposium” being held March 30–31 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Attendees will discuss mental health issues from a national and local North Carolina perspective, including mental health challenges affecting law enforcement officers.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for its fiscal year 2020 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program, which supports state, local, and tribal correctional facilities in cultivating a drug-free environment. The RSAT program encourages treatment of inmates with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse. Participating inmates must remain incarcerated until the program is completed.

The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) is seeking program nominations for its NCJA Outstanding Criminal Justice Programs Award now through April 3, 2020 at 5 p.m. ET. Up to five criminal justice programs are recognized each year for successfully using innovative methods to tackle crime and justice issues in communities.

Nominated programs are evaluated by the following criteria:

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) invites you to attend their upcoming “Jury Selection” webinar on March 17 from 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET. Sheila Ross from the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia will present on the capital case jury selection process and provide attendees with a practical toolkit they can apply to their next trial.

Join the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) for their webinar “Collecting Evidence from Online Social Media: Building a Cyber-OSINT Toolbox” on March 2, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. The popularity of social media and alternative ways of communicating calls for new ways to investigate these communications. Social media communication is often shared on open platforms and can be made available long after it is created.

Teen dating violence, also known as adolescent relationship abuse, is a serious, widespread issue that has both short- and long-term consequences. Teen dating violence may occur in-person or electronically and consists of physical, psychological, or sexual abuse, as well as stalking.