Emergency Service Providers

Search Group, Inc.

SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, is a nonprofit membership organization through which states speak with a collective voice and provide thought leadership on issues related to justice information-sharing and services. SEARCH supports the information-sharing, interoperability, communications, information technology, high-tech crime investigative, and criminal records systems needs of state, local, and tribal justice and public safety agencies and practitioners nationwide.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Proactive Notification of Arrest Warrants Issued for Persons Under Supervision

Virginia Center for Policing Innovation

VCPI serves as a powerful resource for public safety and communities nationwide, advancing public safety through the development and delivery of training (onsite and eLearning); consulting; technical assistance; program development, implementation, and management; and much more.  Since 1997, VCPI, a nonprofit organization, has trained over 70,000 public safety professionals and others in a wide variety of public safety topics.

VCPI’s experience and expertise expands beyond the development and delivery of training, to include:

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Violent Crime Reduction: Information, Messaging, and Engagement (VCRIME)
  • Measuring What Matters: Building Trust and Legitimacy

School of Criminal Justice: Michigan State University

The School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University (MSU) is the nation’s oldest continuous degree-granting program in criminal justice. Since 1935, MSU has been a leader in criminal justice scholarship with its pioneering research, undergraduate, and graduate education and engaged collaboration with criminal justice agencies, the private sector, and communities locally and abroad.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) National Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2018
  • Smart Suite Training and Technical Assistance Program

Margolis, Healy & Associates, LLC

Margolis Healy is a professional services firm specializing in campus safety, security, and regulatory compliance for higher education and K-12. The firm provides their clients with a variety of specialized services that include, but are not limited to, campus safety and security assessments; Title IX and Clery Act assessments; emergency management risk and hazard assessments; emergency preparedness and crisis response systems and exercises; implementation of lethal and less-than-lethal force options; litigation consultation; and special investigations/independent reviews.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • National Center for Campus Public Safety Program

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

The mission of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation is to support the neighborhood revitalization efforts of community groups by providing them with financing (e.g., grants, loans, and equity capital), technical and management assistance, training opportunities, and policy support.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • FY 2017 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Training & Technical Assistance Program

Police Executive Research Forum

Founded in 1976 as a nonprofit organization, the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) is a police research organization and a provider of management services, technical assistance, and executive-level education to support law enforcement agencies. PERF helps improve the delivery of police services through the exercise of strong national leadership, public debate of police and criminal justice issues, and research and policy development.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Improving Homicide Investigations

American University

American University (AU) creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between class time and a career-advancing experience in Washington, D.C., and beyond. Its students, among the country's most politically active, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • VTC Risk Assessment Project: VTCEI Phase III

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 Technical Assistance Program
  • Tribal Risk/Need Assessment Tool
  • FY18 Sixth Amendment TTA
  • FY 17 Price of Justice Training and Technical Assistance
  • Adult Drug Court State-Based Drug Court TTA
  • National Problem-Solving Justice Initiative

ICAC-SIT Cell Phone Investigation, Collection, and Law Training (May 2013)

This three-day course provides crucial skills for investigators and first responders responsible for handling cellular and other mobile devices. The course provides effective techniques for properly obtaining, collecting, and storing digital media devices and evidence, as well as the knowledge to recognize different types and styles of mobile devices and portable media storage. Participants will learn techniques that assist in identifying, tracking, and apprehending the predators who use these devices as methods for exploiting victims.

ICAC-SIT Cell Phone Investigation, Collection, and Law Training (Apr 2013)

This three-day course provides crucial skills for investigators and first responders responsible for handling cellular and other mobile devices. The course provides effective techniques for properly obtaining, collecting, and storing digital media devices and evidence, as well as the knowledge to recognize different types and styles of mobile devices and portable media storage. Participants will learn techniques that assist in identifying, tracking, and apprehending the predators who use these devices as methods for exploiting victims.

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