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Welcome to BJA NTTAC's TTA Today blog! TTA Today posts tell the story of training and technical assistance (TTA) engagements through individual perspectives, including those of DOJ and BJA leaders, staff, technical assistance providers, subject matter experts, community members, and other relevant stakeholders. These posts serve as an informal venue to share relevant updates or best practices from the criminal justice community, as well as to feature first-hand accounts of how TTA impacts state, local, and tribal communities across the nation.

Over 800 law enforcement officers, allied professionals, and community leaders convened in Atlanta in May for the Professionalizing Law Enforcement Community Engagement (PLECET) conference. Hosted by MovementForward, Inc.the conference provided an opportunity for law enforcement officers assigned to community engagement and outreach roles to learn, network, and enhance their capacity to engage communities.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has identified a need to enhance the service training that police agencies undergo to better serve the public.