Crime Prevention

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking resumes from qualified experts to serve as peer reviewers to assess grant applications. Selected reviewers may evaluate grant applications remotely and will not be required to attend any in-person meetings. Before the review period begins, reviewers will participate in an Orientation Call that will define the background and purpose of the grant under review, as well as the roles and responsibilities for reviewers.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) released a request for proposal (RFP) on December 11, 2017. BJA NTTAC is seeking a technical assistance provider to work with the Newark, New Jersey Police Division (PD) to develop a training curriculum for their recently updated use of force policy. The selected provider will:

Webinar: State and Local Partnerships to Reform Criminal Justice

Many State Administering Agencies collaborate with local Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils (CJCCs) to address the most pressing public safety challenges facing the state. In Ohio, Toledo-Lucas and Franklin Counties are established under the Ohio Revised Code as metropolitan county criminal justice services agencies. Both CJCCs collaborate with the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services to conduct criminal justice system and youth services planning, apply for and allocate grant funds, and deliver assistance within their service areas.

Tor, Onion Routers, Deepnet, and Darknet: A Deep Dive for Criminal Investigators (Dec 2017)

Many criminal investigators and analysts have heard of virtual private networks, proxies, and Tor. But, most would not feel comfortable conducting an investigation in which one of these tools was deployed. Similarly, both the Deepnet and Darknet are widely discussed but often not understood. At the same time, criminal investigators and analysts increasingly are required to conduct investigations and collect criminal intelligence information in these spaces or when these tools are being used.

The Opioid and Fentanyl Crisis: Drug Investigations and the Link to the Dark Web

This webinar is intended for LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS who are either engaged, or looking to be engaged, in cyber drug investigations. Please register using your agency-issued email.

This webinar will discuss the current opioid/fentanyl crisis from a cyber perspective, providing information to enhance the effectiveness of federal, state, and local law enforcement investigations. In this webinar, students will learn:

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