Justice Information Sharing

National Forum on Criminal Justice (Aug 2015)

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA), the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) and the IJIS Institute (IJIS), the National Forum showcases programs, research and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision makers in states, local communities and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues.

National Association of Counties (NACo) 80th Annual Conference and Exposition

NACo’s 80th Annual Conference and Exposition provides an opportunity for all county leaders and staff to learn, network and guide the direction of the association. The Annual Conference, held each July, is hosted by a NACo member county. This year, the conference will be held in Mecklenburg County, (Charlotte) North Carolina.

Please join the Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Center on July 9 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET for ”Ethics and Social Media: What Happens When I Post That?” webinar. This webinar will describe the role of social networking sites in today’s culture and their prevalence in the lives of both adults and children. The instructor for this course is Justin Fitzsimmons, J.D., Program Manager of the High Tech Training Services division of SEARCH Group, Inc.

Ethics and Social Media: What Happens When I Post That?

This presentation describes the role of social networking sites in today’s culture and their prevalence in the lives of both adults and children. The unique responsibilities of those in the medical, legal, law enforcement, victim services and advocacy fields are described to highlight common pitfalls of social media use by professionals. The audience sees examples pulled from various media sites that could cause ethical issues. Hypotheticals are given to encourage audience participation and interaction in determining whether social media use crosses an ethical boundary.

The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Justice Information-Sharing Training and Technical Assistance (JIS TTA) Program. This FY 2015 competitive grant program seeks to support the efforts of state, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies to adopt innovative justice information-sharing solutions through the provision of TTA services.

Attending the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) 2015 Annual Conference and Exposition? The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) invites you to visit our booth (#1131), on Monday, June 29, and Tuesday, June 30, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. to learn about the free justice-related training and technical assistance (TTA) we offer to make your community safer.

2015 National Sheriffs' Association Annual Conference and Exposition

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 current criminal justice topics.

Be sure to stop by the BJA NTTAC/Office of Justice Programs Diagnostic Center exhibit booth on Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to learn how your agency can request no-cost training and technical assistance (TTA).