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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 National Training and Technical Assistance Center (BJA NTTAC) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for several upcoming criminal justice conferences. Criminal justice practitioners may apply to BJA NTTAC for a conference scholarship, which includes conference registration, lodging, and travel expenses. Scholarship applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria, with preference given to representatives of small and rural agencies: