Sexual violence remains a serious social problem with devastating consequences. The challenge of "making society safer" not only includes the need for resources, but also requires a comprehensive understanding of accurate offense patterns and risk. This knowledge may be used to devise offense typologies, or classification systems, that will inform decisions regarding investigation, sentencing, treatment, and supervision.
If you attended OVC's two recent Title IX webinars, "Safety Planning With Campus Sexual Violence Victims" and "Legal Representation for Victims of Campus Sexual Assault," we invite you to attend our live chat session in August.
Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA), the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) and the IJIS Institute (IJIS), the National Forum showcases programs, research and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision makers in states, local communities and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues.
NACo’s 80th Annual Conference and Exposition provides an opportunity for all county leaders and staff to learn, network and guide the direction of the association. The Annual Conference, held each July, is hosted by a NACo member county. This year, the conference will be held in Mecklenburg County, (Charlotte) North Carolina.
The National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) 2015 Winter Conference is designed to convene NSA’s most active sheriffs and share resources related to education, training, and current criminal justice topics.
Be sure to stop by the BJA NTTAC/Office of Justice Programs Diagnostic Center exhibit booth on Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to learn how your agency can request no-cost training and technical assistance (TTA).