TTA News & Information

Join Justice Clearinghouse for their webinar “Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice: Supporting Youth Across Systems” on February 20, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Studies show 78 percent of adolescents who have suffered from homelessness have also had at least one encounter with law enforcement. Of these young adults, 44 percent have found themselves in a jail or detention center.

Join Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) on April 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a webinar on targeting offenders and creating targeted offender lists. The webinar will feature a panel of experienced researchers and law enforcement professionals who will dive into best practices for implementation, including considering the following questions:

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking a diverse set of experts across various criminal justice fields to peer review funding applications. The work is remote, and candidates will review 5 – 15 applications over a two-week period.

If you are interested in applying, please email Use the subject line “Peer Reviewer Candidate Resume” and attach a current resume/curriculum vitae with a valid email address.

Join the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) for their webinar “(PH)REAL: PHilosophy, Relationship, Equipping, Attitude and Leadership” on February 19, 2020 at 1 pm ET. This interactive webinar will explore qualities of effective current and future leaders in every level of a correctional organization. Attendees will learn how to excel as leaders, flourish in their own management styles, positively contribute, and develop necessary skills to succeed within the organizational structure and in line with the organization’s mission.

Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the National Center for School Safety on Wednesday, January 29, at 1 p.m. ET for a webinar on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Program funding opportunity.

Please join the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) on Thursday, January 30 from 10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EST for an overview of upcoming BJA solicitations. During the webinar, Dr.

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) invites researchers and practitioners with expertise in criminal justice and violence reduction to submit presentation proposals for the tentatively-planned 2020 PSP Symposium on Violent Crime that will take place in Tulsa, Oklahoma on August 31–September 2. Presentations will be featured during 90-minute breakout sessions at this invitation-only event.

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC) offers a variety of resources to support communities in their efforts to prepare a response to incidents of mass violence.

The upcoming “Victim Counsel Coordination” webinar — hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys — has been rescheduled from this Friday, January 10, 2020 from 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET to Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET.