Crime Prevention

Overcoming Victim/Witness Intimidation: Innovative Prosecutor Tools and Techniques

The ability to gain victim/witness cooperation for a successful prosecution, despite intimidation, is a significant challenge faced by prosecutors across the country. Webinar speaker John Delaney, former First Assistant District Attorney of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania District Attorney's Office, is no stranger to this reality. Mr. Delaney has more than 35 years of experience as a prosecutor, and will share effective tools and techniques to help overcome victim/witness intimidation challenges.

On April 19, 2018, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) released a request for proposal (RFP) to solicit a cadre of subject matter experts to support the Crime Analysis on Demand Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program. Through this program, experts will provide assistance directly to law enforcement agencies to advise on effective uses of data to predict, prevent, and respond to crime.

FY 2018 Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction Program: Site-Based Solicitation Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of the Bureau of Justice Assistance Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction Program (the current model and training and technical assistance program), as well as a walkthrough of key changes in the fiscal year 2018 solicitation. There will also be time for questions and answers.

Ohio Pre-Criminal Intervention Program

The Bureau of Justice Assistance, in collaboration with the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) team, is hosting the "Ohio Pre-Criminal Intervention Program" webinar on March 28, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET. Attendees will learn about how cross-system collaboration and data sharing are addressing opioid misuse in the state of Ohio by supporting the implementation of a pre-criminal intervention program (PCIP).

2018 Community Courts and Public Safety Conference

The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and Birmingham, Alabama Municipal Court, is hosting the 2018 Community Courts and Public Safety Conference in Birmingham, Alabama on Monday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 9, 2018. These international conferences for community court practitioners have been taking place every two years since 2010.

Saving a Life Twice: The Naloxone Plus Solution to Reducing Overdoses and Connecting to Treatment

The Bureau of Justice Assistance, in collaboration with the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) team, is hosting the "Saving a Life Twice: The Naloxone Plus Solution to Reducing Overdoses and Connecting to Treatment" webinar on March 21, 2018 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET. Attendees will learn how the Naloxone Plus framework can help "safe a life twice"  first, by reviving someone who has overdosed, and second, by connecting him or her to treatment...

The Bureau of Justice Assistance recently released 42 new solicitations seeking applications from training and technical assistance providers to work in a host of areas ranging from prosecution reform to anti-terrorism training. See below for a list of the fiscal year (FY) 2018 solicitations and the associated deadlines. This page is updated as new solicitations are released.

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