law enforcement

Attend a Webinar on How to Integrate Data from New and Emerging Law Enforcement Technology

Facial recognition, optical character recognition systems, drones, and mobile devices are all making their way into law enforcement agencies at a fast pace. Each of these systems is bringing new data sources, which enhance and can be integrated with existing data systems. This webinar will highlight these new and emerging technologies, as well as other technologies such as body-worn cameras and license plate recognition systems; the data they provide; and practical examples of integrating the data for investigations and crimefighting efforts.

Next Wednesday, October 3, the Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) will collaborate with the Hawthorne, California Police Department (PD) and law enforcement agencies nationwide to recognize the third annual National Coffee with a Cop Day. The mission of National Coffee with a Cop Day is to reduce barriers between police and the public and to increase public safety.

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.

FY2017 National TTA Initiative to Improve Police-Based Responses to People with Mental Health Disorders Applicant Webinar

The purpose of this webinar is to provide a review of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) solicitation "Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 National Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Initiative to Improve Police-Based Responses to People with Mental Health Disorders and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities" for potential applicants. 

All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on August 22, 2017. All applicants should register with prior to submitting an application.

OJP Diagnostic Center Webinar - Social Media as a #LawEnforcement Tool: The Fundamentals

Law enforcement officials rely on building positive relationships with members of the community they serve in order to successfully fight crime. In today’s digital landscape, social media is a vital tool for law enforcement operations by offering a means to connect in real-time with citizens and stakeholders. On Tuesday, July 18 at 1:00 p.m.