Victims of Crime

Regional Training #2: Effective Strategies for Supervising Specialized Offender Populations

Promote healing, enhance public safety, and reduce recidivism in your role as a tribal probation officer. During this training, you will explore strengths-based supervision strategies and case management skills for the following populations on probation: probationers with mental illness, alcohol and substance abuse addiction, and domestic violence offenses. Engage in a variety of activities to enhance your ability to effectively case manage high risk populations. Examine strategies for multi-disciplinary team building to support tribal probation.

Regional Training #1: Tribal Probation Training Series: Strenghths-Based Approaches to Supervising High Risk Offenders

This training will provide tribal probation officers with insight on the unique needs of specialized offender populations including mentally ill, alcohol and substance abusing offenders, and domestic violence offenders. Tips, tools, and techinques for effective case management of these populations will be explored, and participants will have the opportunity to practice skills through hands-on training, interactive scenarios, and role plays.

Attending the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Annual Meeting? The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) invites you to visit our booth (#8) to learn about the no-cost training and technical assistance we offer justice agencies.

The American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting - The Politics of Crime & Justice

The American Society of Criminology is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.

Impact Justice

Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center based in Oakland, California and Washington, DC. Impact Justice is committed to reducing the number of people involved in our criminal justice system, improving conditions for those who remain incarcerated, providing meaningful opportunities for successful reentry, and attending to crime victims' needs.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • PREA Program Strategic Support for PREA Implementation in Local Confinement Facilities Nationwide
  • National PREA Resource Center Continuation

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships (Oct 2015)

This course is designed to be a proactive, comprehensive, training experience that fosters collaboration among tribal, state, federal, and local governments. The class will train and equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify existing tribal justice challenges for the purpose of strengthening partnerships to more effectively implement criminal justice initiatives in their organizations.

On Thursday, September 24, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded $44 million in funding to help communities fight human trafficking.

On Thursday, September 10, Vice President Biden and Attorney General Lynch announced the grantees who will receive funds for the fiscal year 2015 Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI). This initiative will allocate $41 million to support 20 law enforcement organizations to test thousands of previously unsubmitted SAKs and improve organizations’ responses to sexual assault crimes. Additionally, the SAKI funding will go towards the launch of a national training and technical assistance (TTA) program.