Technology

Join the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) for the webinar “Technology, Social Media, and Victim Safety” on Wednesday, June 20 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will learn how to manage social media and technology successfully when working with victims and survivors of crime.

Webinar - Technology, Social Media, and Victim Safety

On June 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. ET, the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Erica L. Olsen on “Technology, Social Media, and Victim Safety.”

Social media and technology can be powerful tools to connect with and assist crime victims, but they can also be tools used against victims and survivors. Learn ways to manage social media and technology successfully when working with victims and strategies victims can use to help increase their online safety and privacy.

2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the IJIS Institute (IJIS), 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.

2017 FREE Webinar: Challenging Government Hacking in Criminal Cases

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) recently published a guide on challenging evidence seized by government-installed computer malware authored by the American Civil Liberties Union with input from NACDL and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The guide, “Challenging Government Hacking in Criminal Cases,” assessed recent court decisions evaluating the government’s use of malware in the context of Fourth Amendment protections from unreasonable searches.

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), in coordination with the RAND Corporation, has released an article as part of NIJ Journal Number 278 titled, “​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Identifying Technology Needs and Innovations to Advance Corrections.” This article explains how NIJ and a team led by the RAND Corporation are collaborating to identify types of technology needs and innovative solutions for law enforcement, courts, and corrections agencies, as part of

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