Victims of Crime

Overcoming Victim/Witness Intimidation & Gaining Cooperation in Investigations Webinar

The Police Foundation's National Resource and Technical Assistance Center for Improving Law Enforcement Investigations (NRTAC) will be hosting an upcoming webinar, “Overcoming Victim/Witness Intimidation & Gaining Cooperation in Investigations.”

Join the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) in observing National Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision (PPP) Week from July 16 – 22. This year’s theme is Clients, Communities, Employees: Empowerment through Partnerships, which promotes a “triangle of success” in community corrections/supervision that emphasizes collaboration between all involved groups, including communities, clients, and employees.

Webinar - A Walk Through the Multidisciplinary Team Guide and Toolkit

Do you want to create an elder abuse case review multidisciplinary team (MDT), but you don’t know where to start? Start here!

The Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) is pleased to announce the launch of the new Multidisciplinary Team Guide and Toolkit. The toolkit is designed for anyone looking to create or grow a local elder abuse MDT, regardless of their experience with MDTs. The web-based toolkit is enhanced for use on mobile devices and contains easy-to-download PDF sample documents and citations. 

Register to join the Justice Clearinghouse for the webinar “Mass Casualty Response Resilience/Post Action Strategic Debriefing” on Wednesday, May 17 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will discuss first responder in-action activities and post-action strategic debriefing (PASD) related to mass casualty incidents. During the webinar, participants will learn how to:

Webinar - Mass Casualty Response Resilience/Post Action Strategic Debriefing

Working in law enforcement, while incredibly rewarding, can at times also be equally stressful.

And then, there’s events like the Pulse Nightclub Shooing in Orlando, Florida.

Or Sandy Hook Elementary, in Newtown, Connecticut.

Our immediate thoughts, of course, are with the victims and their families, and how this horrifying event will forever change their lives.

But what’s not often talked about, is how such events also impact – and continue to impact – the lives of the first responders who help the victims of these tragedies.

National Forum on Criminal Justice (July - Aug 2017)

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association, the Justice Research and Statistics Association, and the IJIS Institute, the National Forum on Criminal Justice showcases programs, research, and technologies that help justice practitioners and decisionmakers in states, local communities, and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues. It is the only criminal justice conference that brings together leaders from federal, state, local, and tribal government and the public and private sector to share real world strategies and solutions from around the country.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is excited to announce the release of the spring 2017 edition of the BJA Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Provider Directory. This free, easy-to-use, downloadable guide enables BJA staff, BJA TTA providers, and the criminal justice field to access key information on BJA TTA providers with a wealth of criminal justice knowledge and experience.

Join the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) in observing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) from April 2 – April 8. This year’s theme is Strength. Resilience. Justice., which represents the vision for the future in which victims feel strengthened through the support they receive, organizations show resilience in responding to challenges, and communities achieve collective justice and healing.

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