Organizational analysis and development

National Legal Aid and Defender Association

Founded in 1911, NLADA is America’s oldest and largest nonprofit association devoted
to excellence in the delivery of legal services to those who cannot afford counsel. NLADA has a
long history of providing technical assistance, including seminal systems evaluations,
training, and toolkits to promote excellence in state and local public defense delivery systems.
NLADA team devoted to this project bring extensive technical assistance and evaluation
experience, as well as a wealth of field experience in public defense delivery. NLADA is a

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • FY18 Sixth Amendment TTA Supplement

Polis Solutions, Inc

Polis Solutions, Inc. was founded in by the creators of a $40M Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) effort to develop innovative methods and technologies for training social interaction and trust-­‐building skills.  We are a training, consulting and research firm that specializes in creating evidence-­‐based programs that build public trust and safer communities.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Adaptive Defensive and Protective Tactics (ADAPT)

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

National White Collar Crime Center

For over 40 years, the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) has provided comprehensive training programs to help law enforcement professionals master the principles, concepts, and skills needed to fight cyber and economic crime.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Northern and Middle States Rural Law Enforcement Training and Technical Assistance
  • NW3C: Economic, High-Technology, White Collar, and Internet Crime Prevention National Training and Technical Assistance Program

The CNA Corporation

The CNA Corporation analyzes and solves problems by getting as close as possible to the people, the data – and the problems themselves – in order to find the clear, credible answers government leaders need to choose the best course of action.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Strategies for Policing Innovation National Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • PSP National Training and Technical Assistance Program - Local Law Enforcement Violent Crime Strategy Enhancement
  • FY 19 Body-Worn Camera Program
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: National Training and Technical Assistance, Category 3
  • FY 18 Field Inittiated - CAT 2
  • The Project Safe Neighborhoods Training and Technical Assistance Program Supplement to Award 2018-DP-BX-K013
  • BJA PSP FY 2018 Supplement
  • Strategies for Policing Innovation Technical Assistance Program
  • Body-Worn Camera Training and Technical Assistance Provider

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

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

Fox Valley Technical College

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College (NCJTC) is a leading national training organization in the field of criminal justice.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Program Category 3: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Related Crime
  • BJA Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Category 1: Comprehensive Strategic Planning
  • BJA FY18 Tribal Corrections Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program: Building Capacity to Plan, Develop or Enhance Tribal Community Corrections Capacity
  • Tribal Justice Systems Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance

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.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • FY 16 JRI: Category 2 (Supplemental)

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