Crime Prevention

Join the National Association of Counties for a three-part webinar series to learn about the key areas of local criminal justice systems that most impact counties, as well as strategies for how counties can address those issues to create safer and healthier communities.

View the following sessions on the TTA Catalog to learn more and register:

Webinar - County Roles and Opportunities in Advancing Safety and Justice Through Collaboration

Counties are uniquely positioned to lead efforts to advance safety and justice, as they run 91 percent of all jails with nearly 11 million people admitted every year. Join the National Association of Counties for a three-part webinar series that will focus on key areas of local criminal justice systems that most affect counties and offer strategies counties can employ to address these issues, make their justice systems work more effectively and efficiently, and ultimately lead to safer and healthier communities.

2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the IJIS Institute (IJIS), the National Forum on Criminal Justice showcases programs, research, and technologies that help justice practitioners and decisionmakers in states, local communities, and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues. It is the only criminal justice conference that brings together leaders from federal, state, local, and tribal government and the public and private sector to share real world strategies and solutions from around the country.

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.