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TTA Today Blog

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.

Our nation’s law enforcement officers face unpredictable situations involving cruelty, injury, danger, and risk on a daily basis. Responding to difficult and dangerous people, working long hours and overnight shifts, and other work-related stressors take physical and emotional tolls on officers that can result in obesity, heart attacks, substance abuse, and even suicide.

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Join the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) in observing Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week (PPPS Week) from July 21-27. This year’s celebration theme is “Restoring Trust, Creating Hope,” which aims to raise awareness about the significant contributions made by community corrections individuals. Their efforts have a vital impact on people’s lives and on public safety in their communities.