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The Essential Role of Juvenile Diversion

In 2016, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention began awarding grants to states seeking to revamp their juvenile diversion policies and practices, with the goal of reducing formal system contact, improving youth outcomes, and reducing racial and ethnic disparities. In this webinar, presenters will share lessons learned from this and other juvenile diversion improvement initiatives, including:

Join the Strategies for Policing Innovation for the “Data-Driven Decisionmaking” webinar on Wednesday, September 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET. During the webinar, participants will learn what data-driven decisionmaking entails for law enforcement agencies. 

Applying the Americans with Disabilities Act to Arrests and Prosecutions

Police and prosecutors routinely encounter people with mental illness and developmental disabilities. Unfortunately, there is frequently some confusion about how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) interfaces with these encounters. This webinar will review the ADA, describe how the law applies to arrests and prosecution, and provide suggestions to law enforcement and prosecutors on how to best implement solutions.

Join the Justice Clearinghouse for the “Race, Ethnicity, and Police Deployment: A Look at Patrol Staffing in Chicago” webinar on Wednesday, September 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will learn about a staffing assessment study conducted on the Chicago, Illinois Police Department to address delayed police responses to emergency calls in Chicago’s racially and ethnically diverse communities.

Race, Ethnicity and Police Deployment: A Look at Patrol Staffing in Chicago

Chicago is one of the most diverse cities in the country and, in spite of this, remains among the nation’s most segregated. Serving the community poses some unique challenges for the Chicago, Illinois Police Department. There are constant demands to address crime and disorder—made more complicated by a strong group of elected aldermen that jealously guard how city services are delivered in their wards.

Webinar - Prosecutor and Law Enforcement Tools in Animal Cruelty Cases

Animal cruelty cases can be tricky due to the evidence, and reporting collateral crimes to other agencies is important. Whether you are dealing with a case involving one animal or multiple animals, it is important to investigate and prepare the case for successful prosecution.

Data-Driven Decisionmaking

On September 11, 2019 at 2PM ET, the Strategies for Policing Innovation (SPI) will present a webinar on “Data-Driven Decisionmaking". This online, interactive, event aims at engaging participants in a focused discussion on how to institutionalize the use of data in a law enforcement agency. The improved use of data and intelligence is a key principle of the SPI initiative, and SPI maintains a commitment to increasing the capacity of law enforcement agencies to use data and intelligence in decisionmaking.

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