Law Enforcement

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.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • 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

George Mason University

George Mason University is setting the gold standard for the modern, public university. Its dynamic culture and innovative academic programs prepare Mason’s hard-working students for 21st century careers. Its commitment to teaching excellence combines with cutting-edge research that enriches the academic experience and is literally changing the world. Mason is affordable, yet offers high value. Ideally located in the national capital region, students enjoy terrific cultural experiences and access to the most sought-after internships and employers in the country.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA FY15 Strategic Initiatives Implementation Fellow

International Association of Chiefs of Police

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is a professional association for law enforcement worldwide. For more than 120 years, the IACP has been launching internationally acclaimed programs, speaking on behalf of law enforcement, conducting groundbreaking research, and providing exemplary programs and services to members across the globe. Today, the IACP continues to be recognized as a leader in these areas. By maximizing the collective efforts of the membership, IACP actively supports law enforcement through advocacy, outreach, education, and programs.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • EGCOT: Evidence-Guided and Community-Oriented Training
  • National Officer Safety Initiative
  • Enhancing Law Enforcement Human Trafficking Task Force Operations
  • Law Enforcement Agency & Officer Resilience Training Program
  • PSN National Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Enhancing Law Enforcement Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Operations

Institute for Intergovernmental Research

The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) is a Florida-based nonprofit corporation specializing in criminal justice (law enforcement focus) and homeland security issues. IIR has a proven history of promoting greater efficiency and effectiveness among local, state, tribal, and federal 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):

  • Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention Training Program
  • Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23)
  • State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT)
  • Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative
  • Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI) Program Support
  • Continued Support for the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) Information Sharing and Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative Technical Assistance Program
  • Continued Support for the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance
  • VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Support for the Public Safety Partnership
  • Criminal Justice Forecasting Group (CJFG) Coordinator
  • Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative
  • Enhancing Task Force Leadership, Operations, and Management (CenTF)
  • 28 CFR Part 23 Training and Technical Assistance Program

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.

Cyber Investigation 205 - Cell Phone Interrogation

There is no tuition fee for this NW3C class for anyone actively employed with a State, Local or Tribal Law Enforcement agency.

For any class with a duration of 2 days or more, NW3C will charge Federal employees $750.00 per student. Agencies will receive an invoice upon completion of the training.

Cyber Investigation 105 - Basic Cell Phone Investigations

There is no tuition fee for this NW3C class for anyone actively employed with a State, Local or Tribal Law Enforcement agency.

For any class with a duration of 2 days or more, NW3C will charge Federal employees $750.00 per student. Agencies will receive an invoice upon completion of the training.

Cyber Investigation 101 - Secure Techniques for Onsite Preview

There is no tuition fee for this NW3C class for anyone actively employed with a State, Local or Tribal Law Enforcement agency.

For any class with a duration of 2 days or more, NW3C will charge Federal employees $750.00 per student. Agencies will receive an invoice upon completion of the training.

Cyber Investigation 100 - Identifying and Seizing Electronic Evidence

This 6 hour course provides law enforcement professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to an electronic crime scene and to safely and methodically collect and preserve items of evidentiary value that may be used in court proceedings.

At the end of instruction students will be able to:

Social Media 101 Seminar - What Law Enforcement Needs to Know

Over the last five years, social media has transformed how people communicate. Individuals around the globe now use social media to easily share ideas, opinions and updates. Because it is new and still evolving, law enforcement needs to educate itself about how it works in order to utilize it to both gather and distribute valuable information.

This seminar is intended for law enforcement personnel who want to learn more about using social media for both investigations and public awareness campaigns.

This one day seminar will cover topics of interest such as:

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