Crime Prevention

Impact Justice

Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center based in Oakland, California and Washington, DC. Impact Justice is committed to reducing the number of people involved in our criminal justice system, improving conditions for those who remain incarcerated, providing meaningful opportunities for successful reentry, and attending to crime victims' needs.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • FY19 Site-Based PREA Support Implementation
  • The National PREA Resource Center
  • Continuation of TTA for PREA Implementation Nationwide
  • National PREA Resource Center Continuation

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships (Nov 2015)

This course is designed to be a proactive, comprehensive, training experience that fosters collaboration among tribal, state, federal, and local governments. The class will train and equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify existing tribal justice challenges for the purpose of strengthening partnerships to more effectively implement criminal justice initiatives in their organizations.

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships (Oct 2015)

This course is designed to be a proactive, comprehensive, training experience that fosters collaboration among tribal, state, federal, and local governments. The class will train and equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify existing tribal justice challenges for the purpose of strengthening partnerships to more effectively implement criminal justice initiatives in their organizations.

3rd Annual Vision Summit: Looking Toward The Future Of Re-Entry Conference

The Travis County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) is hosting the 3rd Annual Vision Summit: Looking Toward The Future Of Re-Entry Conference in Austin, Texas from November 4-5, 2015. The mission of the Vision Summit is to awaken and ignite communities to attain a unified vision and thriving re-entry process that enables the incarcerated to amend their place in the world, by showcasing effective programs, listening to each other and networking to make future possibilities a reality today.

The goals of the Vision Summit are

Attending the Violence Reduction Network (VRN) Summit in Detroit, MI? The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) invites you to visit our booth from Monday, September 28 through Wednesday, September 30 to learn about the free justice-related training and technical assistance (TTA) we offer to the law enforcement community.

NCJA Webinar - Pulse Check: Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice is a different way of responding to crime in communities and criminal justice systems. This 90 minute webinar, hosted by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) will provide an overview of Restorative Justice principles and practices; review research findings and the application of Restorative Justice practices in the justice system; and discuss the status of restorative justice today.

On Thursday, September 24, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded $44 million in funding to help communities fight human trafficking.

On Monday, September 21, Vice President Biden and Attorney General Lynch announced in a live broadcast that the Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has awarded over $23 million in funding for the Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Pilot Implementation Program (PIP). The BWC PIP, announced in May 2015, includes $19.3 million to purchase BWCs, $2 million for training and technical assistance (TTA), and $1.9 million to examine the impact of their use.

On Thursday, September 10, Vice President Biden and Attorney General Lynch announced the grantees who will receive funds for the fiscal year 2015 Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI). This initiative will allocate $41 million to support 20 law enforcement organizations to test thousands of previously unsubmitted SAKs and improve organizations’ responses to sexual assault crimes. Additionally, the SAKI funding will go towards the launch of a national training and technical assistance (TTA) program.

NCJA Webinar - Adult Sex Offender Management & Juvenile Registration

Join the National Criminal Justice Association webinar, "Adult Sex Offender Management and Juvenile Registration", which will cover sexual offending or sex offender management and treatment topics. This webinar is the eighth in the "What Do We Know About Sexual Offending and Sex Offender Management & Treatment?" series. 

 

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