Crime Prevention

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. 


Free Basic Crime Prevention Skill-building Training Course in Tennessee

Hosted by the Greene County Sheriff's Department, the Greene County Partnership, and the Greene County Chamber of Commerce, the Basic Crime Prevention Course is a three-day course designed for those who work in the law enforcement and crime prevention arena. It provides an introduction to opportunity based crime prevention. The training will prepare participants to understand and deliver basic crime prevention services when they return to their home community.

Exploring School Safety Strategies New England Regional Training

Hosted by the Fairfield Police Department and Sacred Heart University, the Exploring School Safety Strategies Training is a free, three-day course designed for those who work in law enforcement, school education and administration, non-profits and youth serving organizations, and those who are interested in the safety and security of our nation's schools. It provides a comprehensive approach to enhancing school safety and security.