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On Thursday, August 17, at 2:00pm ET, the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA’s) Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative (RVCRI) is hosting a webinar addressing strategies for handling sensitive investigations, such as sexual assault and intimate partner violence, in rural communities, best practices, and lessons learned.
Attendees will hear from Brian Eads, Investigator at the Gering, NE Police Department and Michael Tunink, Senior Criminal Attorney at the Coconino County, AZ County Attorney’s Office. During the event, attendees will:
Violent crime is on the rise in many jurisdictions, including rural communities. Rural law enforcement agencies are left to tackle these issues, often with a decreasing tax base, personnel shortages, expansive geographic territory, and lack of access to medical treatment that can make violent crimes more fatal than in urban settings.
This webinar will introduce participants to restorative justice strategies to support reintegration following incarceration. It will correspond with the publication of a white paper on Restorative Reintegration by the National Center on Restorative Justice.
The RVCRI Solicitation Webinar will provide details and guidance to eligible applicants on the RVCRI Microgrant Program. The RVCRI is a competitive microgrant program, funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, supporting rural law enforcement agencies addressing violent crime challenges. Microgrants can support various aspects of policing including improving investigations, implementing violent crime reduction strategies, and enhancing collaboration between local stakeholders. Awards are competitive in nature and can range from $25,000 - $150,000.
Missouri POST Accredited! Lead your agency in roadway safety. Provide roadway safety training to your agency. Attend this 8-hour course where trainers will be given the resources and skills needed to teach the NLERSP training curriculum to other officers during academy or in-service training. Prerequisite: Trainers must complete the Roadway Safety for Patrol Officers course prior to attending this course.
Missouri POST Accredited! Lead your agency in roadway safety. Learn how to improve your safety on the roadways. This 8-hour course will discuss best practices and tactics to improve your safety during traffic stops, emergency response driving, all-weather driving, and roadway operations while outside of your vehicle.
Join The Moss Group for an informative virtual training that will provide key information on the requirements outlined in the PREA Standards, as well as best practices to investigate sexual abuse. This training covers PREA for adults only.
Discuss an overview of peer recovery support services (PRSS) as part of a comprehensive program to address substance abuse within tribal communities. Explore specific models of PRSS implementation within tribal communities. Identify benefits of PRSS as well as common challenges and barriers. Examine important considerations related to building comprehensive intervention strategies to respond to alcohol and substance abuse issues in tribal communities including PRSS.