Crime Prevention

VRN Webinar: Recruiting a Diverse Police Department Through Digital Outreach

A police department that reflects the ethnic, gender and racial makeup of the communities it serves helps to build trust and improve relationships. Commitment to encouraging diversity in the police force has immense value both internally and externally. 

The 2016 U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Community Policing recognizes state, local, or tribal sworn police officers and deputies for exceptional efforts in community policing. The winning officer(s) or deputy and/deputies will have demonstrated active engagement with the community in one of three areas:

APA Webinar - Measures for Justice

Please join the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys on Friday April 29th at 3:00 P.M. ET for a thought-provoking presentation on Measures for Justice, the first attempt to initiate and implement a series of performance measures to assess and compare the entire criminal justice process from beginning to end, from arrest to post conviction, on a county-by-county basis nationwide.

On Tuesday, March 29, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) announced that $14 million will be available in grant funding in order to address and reduce violent crime through programs focused on methamphetamine use and production, and the distribution of heroin and other opioids.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar on the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. ET. This webinar will provide an overview of the BCJI program – current model and training and technical assistance (TTA) program – as well as a walk-through of key changes in the FY 16 solicitation. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions directly to BJA staff.

BJA FY 2016 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program: Site Based Solicitation Webinar

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar on the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. ET. This webinar will provide an overview of the BCJI program – current model and training and technical assistance (TTA) program – as well as a walk-through of key changes in the FY 16 solicitation. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions directly to BJA staff.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host two informational webinars on the recently released body-worn camera (BWC) solicitations; one will be held on March 21, and the other will take place on March 23, 2016. The purpose of these webinars is to give applicants an opportunity to ask questions directly to BJA staff regarding these two new solicitations.

BJA 2016 Small Agency Body-Worn Camera Solicitation Webinar

This webinar will review the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) 2016 Small Agency Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Policy and Implementation Program Solicitation for agencies with 25 or fewer sworn officers. It will review the eligibility, goals, requirements, considerations, funding, and other expectations for agencies considering applying under this grant. It will also introduce the training and technical assistance provider (CNA) to help agencies get the support they need while developing BWC policy and implementation programs.

BJA 2016 Body-Worn Camera Solicitation Webinar

This webinar will review the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) 2016 Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Policy and Implementation Program Solicitation for agencies with more than 25 sworn officers. It will review the eligibility, goals, requirements, considerations, funding, and other expectations for agencies considering applying under this grant. It will also introduce the training and technical assistance provider (CNA) to help agencies get the support they need while developing BWC policy and implementation programs.

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