Victims of Crime

Webinar: Cultural Considerations When Working Within Indian Country – Part 1

Join the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College for their webinar “Cultural Considerations When Working Within Indian Country – Part 1” on February 24, 2021 at 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET. This webinar will focus on fostering a better “understanding of the tribal community and its system of shared values, beliefs, and rituals that are learned and passed on through generations” as context for working on missing and exploited children’s cases within Indian Country.

Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics - Panel Discussions

The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Team is hosting the Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics Panel Discussions. The SAKI website currently hosts the Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics web page, which includes pre-recorded webinars and other training materials.

Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics - Panel Discussions

The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Team is hosting the Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics Panel Discussions. The SAKI website currently hosts the Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics web page, which includes pre-recorded webinars and other training materials.

Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics - Panel Discussions

The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Team is hosting the Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics Panel Discussions. The SAKI website currently hosts the Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics web page, which includes pre-recorded webinars and other training materials.

Webinar - Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program

Hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), this webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to BJA’s Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program solicitation. This program supports efforts of state, local and tribal law enforcement and prosecutors and their partner to investigate, prosecute and resolve and support those impacted by unsolved homicides involving civil rights violations that occurred prior to December 31, 1979. This year, BJA added a category for national training and technical assistance. The presen

Impact Justice, with support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, manages The National Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Resource Center (PRC). The PRC helps state, local, and tribal agencies to implement PREA standards. The PRC also supports the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) audit function.

Join the International Association of Chiefs of Police for their free, five-part “Enhancing the Law Enforcement Response to Violence Against Women” training series. These interactive trainings are “designed to enhance the capacity of law enforcement when responding to and investigating crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and strangulation.” Participants will be expected to actively participate in group discussion via webcam.

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) recently released the Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) Strategy, 2nd Edition. The guide offers a customizable approach to victim response and is designed for all law enforcement staff in various sizes of agencies. ELERV outlines the benefits and challenges of adopting victim-centered, trauma-informed philosophies and practices as well as ways to successfully implement them. Some highlighted resources include:

Join the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC) for their Expert Q&A discussion “Supporting Indigenous Victims of Violence” on November 20, 2020 at 3:30–4:45 p.m. ET. OVC TTAC’s Expert Q&A series brings together victim service providers with national experts and colleagues to discuss best practices for assisting victims of crime. When you register for a session, you can submit questions related to the topic for the experts to address.

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