Crime Prevention

Problem Solving Courts in Arizona: A Template for Changing Behaviors

Problem Solving Courts have been in existence in Arizona for over 20 years. Beginning with Drug Courts and evolving to a myriad of other treatment focused courts for different populations, such as Mental Health -, Veterans, DUI -and the Homeless. This webinar will give a brief history of Arizona’s Problem Solving courts as well as identify the key players - and keys to success.

Smart Policing Webinar - Basics of Evaluation for Practitioners

On February 11, 2015 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EST, the Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) will present a webinar titled “Basics of Evaluation for Practitioners.” This webinar will be presented by Dr. Natalie Kroovand Hipple, SPI Subject Matter Expert and assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University. This webinar will describe the key components of SPI in the context of research and evaluation. Dr.

Attending the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) 2015 Winter Conference in Washington, D.C. from January 20-24, 2015? If so, be sure to stop by BJA NTTAC's exhibit booth, number 29 in the Grand Ballroom, on Thursday, January 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Friday, January 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

National Sheriffs' Association 2015 Winter Conference

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 community.

Be sure to stop by BJA NTTAC's exhibit booth on Thursday, January 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Friday, January 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to learn how your agency may qualify for no-cost training and technical assistance. 

UK Models of Policing in SPI

On January 21st, 2015 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, the Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) will present a webinar titled “UK Models of Policing in SPI”. This webinar will be facilitated by Julie Wartell, SPI Subject Matter Expert and independent public safety advisor, and will feature presentations from the Boston, MA; Columbia, SC; Chula Vista, CA; and Philadelphia, PA SPI sites.

2015 ACJS Annual Meeting

The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) is an international association established in 1963 to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice. ACJS promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis within the discipline of criminal justice for both educators and practitioners. Providing a forum for disseminating ideas related to issues in research, policy, education, and practice within the field, ACJS attributes its success in creating this dynamic professional association to the composition of its membership.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is excited to present the BJA Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Provider Directory. This new resource will be accessible to practitioners in the field, TTA Providers, and BJA staff in order to foster collaboration.

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