Tribal Justice

CP OSNII - Successful Use of Online Social Networking for Investigations and Intelligence (Jan 2018)

This two-day course provides students an up-to-date understanding of how social networking sites work and how members act and interact. Student will learn what information is available on various sites and how to integrate that information into criminal investigations and criminal intelligence analysis.

The course is designed for criminal intelligence analysts, special agents, and other investigators.

Students with any level of familiarity with the Internet and computers, from beginning to advanced, will find this course beneficial.

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CP OSNII - Successful Use of Online Social Networking for Investigations and Intelligence (Feb 8, 2018)

This two-day course provides students with an up-to-date understanding of how social networking sites work and how members act and interact. Students will learn what information is available on various sites and how to integrate that information into criminal investigations and criminal intelligence analysis.

The course is designed for criminal intelligence analysts, special agents, and other investigators.

Students with any level of familiarity with the internet and computers, from beginning to advanced, will find this course beneficial.

A few key learning points:

Each year, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) hosts an Annual Conference and Exposition bringing together thousands of federal, state, county, local, and tribal law enforcement professionals to provide the latest strategies and solutions to better serve and protect. This year, the IACP Annual Conference and Exposition (IACP 2017) will be held October 21 – 24 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2017 Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training

The 2017 Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training is the preeminent national training opportunity for tribal problem-solving courts. Like national and regional drug court trainings, the Wellness Court Enhancement Training will be oriented around the 10 key components and the National Association of Drug Court Professionals' National Drug Court Standards.

Webinar: Planning a Healing to Wellness Court: Inspiration and Vision to Get Started

Wondering how to get started in developing a Healing to Wellness Court for your Tribe? This free webinar will explore the strategies of developing a vision and plan, as well as lessons learned. Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts bring together community-healing resources with the tribal justice process, using a team approach to achieve the physical and spiritual healing of the participant and the well-being of the community. This webinar will walk participants through the visioning and foundation planning process to begin the development and implementation of a Healing to Wellness Court.

The Center for Court Innovation developed a platform to share resources with the justice field, Treatment Courts Online: The National Training System for Treatment Court Practitioners. Using this website, treatment court practitioners have access to courses related to adult drug courts, juvenile drug treatment courts, the Veterans Treatment Court model, and Healing to Wellness Courts in tribal communities.

The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) released its Fiscal Year 2018 Program Summaries report, which provides details of all 72 programs that the agency manages. This resource covers program descriptions, goals, funding details, accomplishments, and application and award history for each program.

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Indian Health Service (IHS), recently released the report Developing and Implementing a Response to Sexual Assault in Tribal Communities. This report provides a summary of the suggestions from the National Roundtable Discussion on Sexual Assault in Indian Country, convened July 27 – 28, 2016.

Defensive Tactics and Personal Safety Training

Practice skills to effectively resolve disturbances that may arise in community supervision, during home visits or search and seizure, or in a court setting. Review the Disturbance Resolution model, a framework for determining what level of force is necessary and reasonable in various situations. Explore the legal justification for using force as well as situational desirability, threat assessment opportunities, officer versus subject factors and effective communication techniques.

Webinar: Reducing Recidivism: Improving Supervision Outcomes for FASD Probationers

Research suggests that as many as 60 percent of adolescents and adults with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) come into contact with the criminal justice system. FASD is a prenatal brain injury that can make understanding and complying with probation conditions difficult, putting this population at higher risk for recidivism. Learn effective supervision strategies to improve supervision outcomes, prevent crime, and reduce recidivism. During the webinar, participants will:

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