The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking nominations for its annual Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor now through July 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET. To honor public safety officers, Congress passed The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 2001, which created the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor—the highest national award for valor for public safety officers.
Join the International Association of Chiefs of Police for their upcoming “Part 2: Mindfulness Strategies for Law Enforcement Webinar” on June 24, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. During this webinar, Mindful Junkie Founder, Gina White, will host a 30-minute interactive mindfulness session.
Join the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) for their upcoming “Web Resources for Identifying Effective Criminal Justice Programs: What They Offer and How They Differ” webinar on June 25, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Join CNA and the National District Attorneys Association for their upcoming "Pandemic Lessons, Police Accountability and the Shifting Role of the Prosecutor" webinar on June 16, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Join the National Center for School Safety for their upcoming “Getting Buy-In for Anonymous Reporting Systems” webinar on June 25, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will help attendees understand the benefits and steps to implementing an Anonymous Reporting System (ARS) within their school. An ARS is a preventative safety measure that identifies school-related safety concerns before they occur.
To recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15, 2020), join the U.S. Department of Justice’s Elder Justice Initiative for their upcoming “Lifting Up Voices: Law Enforcement World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Celebration” webinar on June 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Join the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence for their upcoming “Drug Exposures in the Forensic Laboratory: What We Know, What We Can Learn” webinar on June 25, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Attendees will learn about how the rise in highly toxic and illicit synthetic drugs has recently introduced potential health hazards for forensic laboratories.
The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services—with support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance—released the brief “Officer Safety and Wellness (OSW) Group Meeting Summary: Promoting Positive Coping Strategies in Law Enforcement—Emerging Issues and Recommendations.”
Join the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) for their upcoming “The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) National Elder Fraud Hotline to Assist Victims of Financial Fraud” webinar on June 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET. During this webinar, OVC TTAC’s Lori A.
Join Justice Clearinghouse for their upcoming “Ethical Decision-Making for Law Enforcement and Other Justice Professionals” webinar on June 10, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET.