Please join the Bureau of Justice Assistance for a webinar about the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program (BCJI). BCJI supports data-driven, research-informed and community-oriented strategies to address targeted crime issues in neighborhoods. Applications are due April 20 for FY 2015 grants in two categories. The webinar will cover background on the core elements of BCJI and an overview of the FY 2015 funding opportunity.
This webinar, hosted by the CSG Justice Center, is for law enforcement agencies that plan to respond apply for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice’s (BJA) Justice and Mental Health Collaboration (JMHCP) grant program. The purpose of the grant program is to improve collaborative law enforcement-mental health programs for people with mental disorders. JMHCP grants support innovative cross-system collaboration for individuals with mental disorders or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders who come into contact with the justice system.
Please join the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) webinar, NCJA’s Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Awards: Tips and Tricks for Success, on Wednesday, March 4 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. During this webinar, NCJA Executive Director, Cabell Cropper, will discuss the elements that go into a submitting a successful Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Award application package. He will outline what the evaluators look for in a winning program and what information can and should be included for your nomination materials.
This webinar will focus on the implementation of risk assessment tools, within juvenile probation departments, to guide dispositional recommendations and case planning. Dr. Gina Vincent will review the key features of developmentally appropriate evidence-based risk assessment tools, and guiding principles for implementing a risk assessment tool within juvenile probation departments. Mr.
This live broadcast will focus on the unique opportunities and challenges of including victims in the reentry process, and will explore current points in the criminal justice reentry continuum where victims can have a voice. The National Institute of Corrections suggests that including victims in the process facilitates a balance of information and can positively impact reentry decisions. It can also result in better outcomes for the community, create enhanced offender accountability, increase victim satisfaction, and promote community safety.
Problem Solving Courts have been in existence in Arizona for over 20 years. Beginning with Drug Courts and evolving to a myriad of other treatment focused courts for different populations, such as Mental Health -, Veterans, DUI -and the Homeless. This webinar will give a brief history of Arizona’s Problem Solving courts as well as identify the key players - and keys to success.
With more than 11 million people cycling through US jails every year and an estimated 10-30 percent of corrections spending going to inmate health and behavioral healthcare, there is an obvious need to not only focus on reentry but also on improving the continuity of care for individuals returning to the community.
Consider the following situations that patrol officers across the United States respond to on a daily basis:
Officers conduct a traffic stop. During the stop the driver, who is a convicted felon, is found to be in possession of drugs and a handgun. A shots-fired call is received in a residential neighborhood. Upon the arrival of first responders, they find a deceased gunshot victim along with numerous spent casings found strewn about the street.
On February 11, 2015 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EST, the Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) will present a webinar titled “Basics of Evaluation for Practitioners.” This webinar will be presented by Dr. Natalie Kroovand Hipple, SPI Subject Matter Expert and assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University. This webinar will describe the key components of SPI in the context of research and evaluation. Dr.
On January 30, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, EST, BJA will host “The Importance of Privacy and Social Media Policies in Law Enforcement” Webinar. BJA recognizes that privacy is a core value of society—a right that is protected by federal and state constitutions and expected by citizens. BJA, through the U.S. Department of Justice, encourages law enforcement agencies to vigorously protect information privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties.