Law Enforcement

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

The mission of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation is to support the neighborhood revitalization efforts of community groups by providing them with financing (e.g., grants, loans, and equity capital), technical and management assistance, training opportunities, and policy support.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • FY 2017 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Training & Technical Assistance Program

Police Executive Research Forum

Founded in 1976 as a nonprofit organization, the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) is a police research organization and a provider of management services, technical assistance, and executive-level education to support law enforcement agencies. PERF helps improve the delivery of police services through the exercise of strong national leadership, public debate of police and criminal justice issues, and research and policy development.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Improving Homicide Investigations

Council of State Governments

THE COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS

Founded in 1933, The Council of State Governments (CSG) is the nation’s only organization serving all three branches of state government. CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This offers unparalleled international, national, and regional opportunities to network, develop leaders, collaborate, and create problem-solving partnerships. CSG's national headquarters is in Lexington, Kentucky.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Supporting Health, Home, and Family for Comprehensive Reentry
  • FY 19 Data-Led Governing
  • Establishing a JMHCP CBP TTA Center to support and lead the field in fostering cross-system responses to people with MI/CMISA in the CJ system
  • National TTA for Law Enforcement Responses to MHD/IDD
  • Providing comprehensive and responsive TTA to JMHCP grantees to advance collaborative responses to people with MI/CMISA in the CJ system
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: TTA Supplemental Funding
  • Enhancing Reentry Efforts in Tribal Communities
  • Innovations in Supervision Initiative - JC
  • NRRC 2018
  • Training and Technical Assistance and Web-based Resources to Enhance Tribal Court Systems
  • FY 17 Justice Reinvestment Initiative State-Level Technical Assistance (Supplement)

Community Resources for Justice

The Crime and Justice Institute (CJI) bridges the gap between research and practice with data-driven solutions that drive bold, transformative improvements in criminal and juvenile justice systems. CJI works with local, state, tribal, and national criminal justice organizations, providing nonpartisan policy analysis, implementation consulting, capacity building assistance, and research services to advance evidence-based practices and create systems-level change.

Some of CJI’s major projects include:

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: National Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: State Level Technical Assistance (Supplement)

Center for Court Innovation

The Center for Court Innovation seeks to help create a more effective and humane justice system by designing and implementing operating programs, performing original research, and providing reformers around the world with the tools they need to launch new strategies.

Operating Programs

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Center for Court Innovation: National Community Court Initiative
  • Center for Court Innovation State-Based Adult Drug Court Technical Assistance Program
  • Tribal Risk/Need Assessment Tool
  • FY18 Sixth Amendment TTA
  • FY 17 Price of Justice Training and Technical Assistance
  • Adult Drug Court State-Based Drug Court TTA
  • National Problem-Solving Justice Initiative

International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training

The mission of the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) is to research, develop, and share information, ideas, and innovations which assist states in establishing effective and defensible standards for employment and training of law enforcement officers, and, in those states where dual responsibility exists, correctional personnel.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Maintain and expand the National Decertification Index (NDI) database

Fox Valley Technical College

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College (NCJTC) is a leading national training organization in the field of criminal justice.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Program Category 3: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Related Crime
  • BJA Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Category 1: Comprehensive Strategic Planning
  • BJA FY18 Tribal Corrections Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program: Building Capacity to Plan, Develop or Enhance Tribal Community Corrections Capacity
  • Tribal Justice Systems Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance

International Association of Chiefs of Police

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 30,000 members in over 160 countries, the IACP is a recognized leader in global policing, committed to advancing safer communities through thoughtful, progressive police leadership. Since 1893, the association has been serving communities worldwide by speaking out on behalf of law enforcement and advancing leadership and professionalism in policing worldwide.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • National Law Enforcement Training & Technical Assistance Response Center
  • National TTA for Law Enforcement Responses to MHD/IDD
  • Approaches for Strengthening Officer Wellness
  • EGCOT: Evidence-Guided and Community-Oriented Training
  • National Officer Safety Initiative
  • Enhancing Law Enforcement Human Trafficking Task Force Operations
  • VALOR Resilience Training Program and Evaluation
  • Enhancing Law Enforcement Human Trafficking Task Force Ops

Institute for Intergovernmental Research

The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) is a Florida-based nonprofit corporation specializing in criminal justice (with a law enforcement focus) and homeland security issues. IIR has a proven history of promoting greater efficiency and effectiveness among federal, state, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies through customized services. IIR is a highly experienced team of professionals equipped with the knowledge and ability to respond to the needs of justice agencies.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Information Sharing Technical Assistance Program
  • Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Enhancing Task Force Leadership, Operations, and Management
  • VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Southwest Border Rural Law Enforcement Training and Technical Assistance
  • Public Safety Partnership (PSP) National Training and Technical Assistance Program - PSP Logistical Support
  • Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention Training Program
  • Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23) Training and Technical Assistance
  • State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT)
  • Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative
  • State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Information Sharing and Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative Technical Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Network Training and Technical Assistance Coordination Provider
  • Support for the Public Safety Partnership

Cyber Investigation 210 - GPS Interrogation

This 1 day course begins by establishing a basic understanding of the concepts and components behind the Global Positioning System (GPS). Students will then be introduced to a wide array of GPS devices, ranging from portable and marine navigation units to tracking devices. Focus will then shift to best practices for seizing and preserving the vast amount of location information that could potentially be stored on GPS-enabled hardware.

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