law enforcement

COVID-19 Briefing for Law Enforcement Executives

The National Police Foundation (NPF), Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA), and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) are collaborating together to provide a COVID-19 briefing for law enforcement executives from the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and Public Health Service (PHS).

Join the International Association of Chiefs of Police for the “One Mind Campaign Symposium” being held March 30–31 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Attendees will discuss mental health issues from a national and local North Carolina perspective, including mental health challenges affecting law enforcement officers.

Webinar – Partnerships to Address Labor Trafficking: How to Build Multidisciplinary Team

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) and the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) invite you to their webinar “Partnerships to Address Labor Trafficking: How to Build a Multidisciplinary Team.”

Investigators will benefit from learning about practices and innovative strategies for investigating and addressing labor trafficking cases. Establishing trusted multidisciplinary relationships can lead to significant progress in identifying, apprehending, and convicting labor traffickers while safeguarding the lives of victims and their families.

Webinar – Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice: Supporting Youth Across Systems

Nationally, an estimated 78 percent of young people who have experienced homelessness report that they have also had at least one interaction with law enforcement, while 44 percent have spent time in a jail or detention facility. Participants will learn about ways that communities can better support young people who find themselves at the intersections of youth homelessness and juvenile justice to ensure that youth do not have unnecessary contact with the juvenile justice system and that if they do come in contact with the justice system, that they exit to safe, stable, and secure housing.

Join Justice Clearinghouse for their webinar “Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice: Supporting Youth Across Systems” on February 20, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Studies show 78 percent of adolescents who have suffered from homelessness have also had at least one encounter with law enforcement. Of these young adults, 44 percent have found themselves in a jail or detention center.

Join Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) on April 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a webinar on targeting offenders and creating targeted offender lists. The webinar will feature a panel of experienced researchers and law enforcement professionals who will dive into best practices for implementation, including considering the following questions:

Law Enforcement Agencies and Military Recruitment

This webinar, which is Part II of a series of webinars related to law enforcement disciplinary issues, will explore the nexus between law enforcement and military service. The webinar is geared toward criminal justice professionals, current or veteran military service members, those employed in the field of academia, and citizens who are interested in learning information concerning disciplinary issues and law enforcement.

Next Wednesday, October 2, law enforcement agencies nationwide will recognize the fourth annual National Coffee with a Cop Day. Launched by officers from the Hawthorne, California Police Department in 2011, the mission of National Coffee with a Cop Day is to reduce barriers between police and the public and to increase public safety. This effort provides a framework for officers to establish trust and build bridges with the communities they serve.

The Case for Police-Mental Health Collaboration Programs: What Every Law Enforcement Executive Should Know

People living with mental illnesses and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are disproportionately represented in contacts with police. These interactions can lead to stressful and dangerous conditions for everyone involved. This webinar will provide an in-depth look at the challenges many communities face and will share real-world experiences in developing Police-Mental Health Collaboration (PMHC) programs to address them.