Community-based organizations

Center for Effective Public Policy

The Center for Effective Public Policy (CEPP) is a nonprofit organization first incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1981 with its main office in Kensington, MD, and satellite offices in San Francisco, CA; Melbourne Beach, FL; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Minneapolis, MN; Newark, NJ; Lebanon, PA; Columbia, SC; and Edgerton, WI.

Center for Court Innovation

The Center for Court Innovation seeks to help create a more effective and humane justice system by designing and implementing operating programs, performing original research, and providing reformers around the world with the tools they need to launch new strategies.

Operating Programs

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Center for Court Innovation: National Community Court Initiative
  • Center for Court Innovation State-Based Adult Drug Court TTA
  • Tribal Risk/Need Assessment Tool
  • Sixth Amendment Strategic Planning: A Research-to-Practice Approach
  • Center for Court Innovation State-Based Adult Drug Court Technical Assistance Program

National Criminal Justice Association

The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) works to promote a balanced approach to communities’ complex public safety, criminal, and juvenile justice system problems. The NCJA offers a number of different opportunities to enhance the professional development of state and local criminal and juvenile justice decisionmakers and policymakers through both educational training and events. NCJA also promotes a variety of events and conferences, all designed to increase networking opportunities and to foster the exchange of valuable knowledge and skills.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • NCJA Statewide Strategic Planning Training and Technical Assistance; Category 1 of Justice for All: Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • NCJA National State Policymakers Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program to deliver tailored TTA and strategic planning services to state policymakers; SAAs and CJPAs.

International Association of Chiefs of Police

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 30,000 members in over 160 countries, the IACP is a recognized leader in global policing, committed to advancing safer communities through thoughtful, progressive police leadership. Since 1893, the association has been serving communities worldwide by speaking out on behalf of law enforcement and advancing leadership and professionalism in policing worldwide.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • National Law Enforcement Training & Technical Assistance Response Center
  • National TTA for Law Enforcement Responses to MHD/IDD
  • Approaches for Strengthening Officer Wellness
  • EGCOT: Evidence-Guided and Community-Oriented Training
  • National Officer Safety Initiative
  • Law Enforcement Agency & Officer Resilience Training Program

Institute for Intergovernmental Research

The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) is a Florida-based nonprofit corporation specializing in criminal justice (with a law enforcement focus) and homeland security issues. IIR has a proven history of promoting greater efficiency and effectiveness among federal, state, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies through customized services. IIR is a highly experienced team of professionals equipped with the knowledge and ability to respond to the needs of justice agencies.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Justice Information Sharing TTA - Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Technology Support Center (RTSC)
  • Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • National Ashanti Alert Network Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) Training and Technical Assistance Program - Logistics
  • State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Information Sharing
  • PDMP Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Enhancing Task Force Leadership, Operations, and Management
  • VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Southwest Border Rural Law Enforcement Training and Technical Assistance
  • Public Safety Partnership (PSP) National Training and Technical Assistance Program - PSP Logistical Support
  • Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention Training Program
  • Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23)
  • State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT)
  • Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative
  • Information Sharing Projects Support
  • COAP Network Training and Technical Assistance Coordination Provider
  • Violence Reduction Network (VRN): National Training and Technical Assistance Program - VRN Logistical Support

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