Crime Prevention

Join the Justice Clearinghouse for the webinar “Intelligence-Driven Strategies: Creating an Integrated Approach for Justice Agencies” on Thursday, November 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET. During the webinar, participants will learn about intelligence-driven strategies that help enhance security and reduce crime.

The webinar session will address the following key questions:

FY 2018 Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Funding Opportunities for State, Local, and Tribal Agencies and TTA Providers

This webinar will introduce the fiscal year 2018 funding opportunities offered through two solicitations, including a new grant program that provides direct assistance for state, local, and tribal justice agencies and jurisdictions to develop, implement, and test data-driven and evidence-based responses to high-cost drivers of crime and other compelling public safety challenges. The presenters will also discuss the related funding opportunity available to training and technical assistance providers.

Intelligence-Driven Strategies: Creating an Integrated Approach for Justice Agencies

In this webinar, justice practitioners will gain a better understanding of how security is enhanced and how crime is reduced through intelligence-driven strategies. Whether a narcotics detective, gang intelligence officer, jail administrator, or patrol deputy, attendees will learn some of the modern-day practical applications that harness the power from knowledge produced by the convergence of the latest intelligence methodologies and technologies.

This session will answer the following key questions:

Learning from Error in Criminal Justice: A Sentinel Events Approach

In criminal justice, a “sentinel event” is a bad outcome that might include a death in custody, routine police encounter that escalates to violence, mishandling of evidence, wrongful conviction, or “near miss,” in which a negative event is narrowly avoided. Too often, the criminal justice system fails to learn from these bad outcomes. Drawing inspiration from aviation, medicine, and other high-risk fields, the Sentinel Events Initiative (SEI) takes an alternative approach.