One key goal of the BJA Smart Policing Initiative is improvement in the rigor with which policing strategies and innovations are evaluated. This roundtable discussion will focus on the research methodologies employed in several Smart Policing sites, the challenges encountered with implementing sound research designs in operational settings, and the ways in which the Smart Policing sites are meeting and overcoming these challenges.
CNA coordinated and participated in two SPI panels and one roundtable at the 2016 ACS Meeting in New Orleans, LA in November 2016.
Compliance and Accreditation Managers' Association Conference
During the American Jail Association Conference, Impact Justice will facilitate a full-day forum to provide training and technical assistance to Jail Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Coordinators; provide technical assistance in the conference vendor hall at a booth with National PREA Resource Center (PRC) staff and associates (three days from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET); and deliver two workshop sessions for general attendees, providing training on conducting risk assessments, housing at-risk inmates, and conducting investigations of sexual abuse and sexual harassment.
In the era of mass incarceration, prisoner reentry has become an important social institution in the life worlds’ of the urban poor. This is especially the case for poor African-American men and women, Latinos, and increasingly poor white men. Yet we know little about the everyday experience of prisoner reentry or the broader implications of our current crime control strategies in shaping the experiences, interactions, and daily routines of urban life.
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute will present "The Judge as Healer: The Role of the Judge in Healing to Wellness Court" at the 2016 National American Indians Court Judges Association conference, taking place October 19-21, 2016 in Morongo, CA. The conference gathers tribal court judges from across the country for a three-day conference concerning the role of the judge and the tribal court. This presentation will focus on the rise of problem-solving courts, and how the judge's role significantly differs from the adversarial court system.
The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP), in collaboration with WestEd’s Justice & Prevention Research Center, will hold its next Congressional Briefing on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Rayburn House Building at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. CEBCP’s Congressional Briefings provide research evidence on various topics in an accessible format.
Register to attend the IJIS Institute Mid-year Briefing on September 14-16, 2016, at Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, Virginia to connect with technology executives and leaders from industry and government, and engage in constructive dialogues about technology trends, issues, and solutions. Collaboratively explore various perspectives on the challenges of, and future for, technology and information sharing and safeguarding.
On September 30, 2016, the Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Quinnipiac University School of Law, will host "Justice Innovation in Times of Change: New Challenges, New Opportunities" at the Quinnipiac University School of Law, located at 370 Bassett Road in North Haven, CT.
This conference serves to provide information to tribal court personnel about issues that have arisen in Indian Country. This conference supports the enhancement of tribal court adjudication and operations.