TTA News & Information

Attending the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) 2015 Winter Conference in Washington, D.C. from January 20-24, 2015? If so, be sure to stop by BJA NTTAC's exhibit booth, number 29 in the Grand Ballroom, on Thursday, January 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Friday, January 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Please join the National Criminal Justice Association webinar, The Evidence Behind Medication Assisted Therapies and Behavioral Interventions for Opioid Addiction, on Thursday, January 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. The interactive webinar will explore what the science says works in helping individuals with opioid addiction. Additionally, presenters will discuss the scope of the problem, the research behind medication assisted therapies and how behavioral interventions can enhance treatment effectiveness

Please join the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) webinar, “Collaborating with Community Partners to Safeguard Children of Arrested Parents,” on Wednesday, January 14 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. The interactive webinar will discuss the importance of collaboration between law enforcement, child welfare services, and other community partners to safeguard children during and following parental arrest and will include specific recommendations to overcome challenges in partnering with community stakeholders.

BJA NTTAC is pleased to announce that Nancy Kolb has joined the BJA NTTAC team as Project Director.

NTTAC provider Stewart Bruce of Washington College recently presented to Camden County and the New Jersey State Police on information sharing platforms to increase data sharing between police and probation. Mr. Bruce is part of NTTAC’s Crime Analysis on Demand team that provides free customized training and technical assistance (TTA) to localities looking for innovative information sharing and analytical solutions.