Crime Prevention

2018 Community Courts and Public Safety Conference

The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and Birmingham, Alabama Municipal Court, is hosting the 2018 Community Courts and Public Safety Conference in Birmingham, Alabama on Monday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 9, 2018. These international conferences for community court practitioners have been taking place every two years since 2010.

Saving a Life Twice: The Naloxone Plus Solution to Reducing Overdoses and Connecting to Treatment

The Bureau of Justice Assistance, in collaboration with the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) team, is hosting the "Saving a Life Twice: The Naloxone Plus Solution to Reducing Overdoses and Connecting to Treatment" webinar on March 21, 2018 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET. Attendees will learn how the Naloxone Plus framework can help "safe a life twice"  first, by reviving someone who has overdosed, and second, by connecting him or her to treatment...

The Bureau of Justice Assistance recently released nine new solicitations seeking applications from training and technical assistance providers to work in a host of areas ranging from prosecution reform to anti-terrorism training. See below for a list of the fiscal year (FY) 2018 solicitations and the associated deadlines. This page is updated as new solicitations are released.

Intel Collection Part 2: Tips, Tricks and Techniques for Intel Collection

With the vast amount of data available and the calls for stopping law enforcement's access to data, this two-part webinar series will act as a guide through it all. Part two will cover tracking and using international phone numbers, Internet Protocol addresses, social media tools and techniques, tips for legal process to social media companies, and free law enforcement tools. The webinar will also discuss rules for using social media in investigations.

ISIS Tactics: Bombs, Drones and Kids: What Every Cop Needs to Know

The landscape of terrorist attacks has changed, the frequency of attacks has increased, and the targets are anywhere or anyone. Cops play a crucial role, as they are positioned to be the first and last line of defense. This webinar will take a look at ISIS tactics; the people committing acts of terrorism; intelligence collection before, during, and after an event; training; and event preparation. The webinar will look at how ISIS is convincing its followers to take up arms and what that might mean in the immediate future.

Jailbreaking to the Roots: a Forensic Approach to iOS and Android Device Rooting

This webinar will provide a forensics examiner's approach and views on jailbreaking modern iOS devices and rooting Android devices to further investigations and verify artifacts. Attendees will be provided other topics and information to provoke thought and inspire new ideas for forensic examinations. Additionally, this webinar will act as a primer to highlight new topics that will be covered in a new class on the horizon from the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C).

How Virtual Currency is Changing the Way We Investigate

This webinar will discuss the impact that virtual currency has on investigations. Starting with a brief introduction on what virtual currency is, how to get it, and who is using it and why, the presenters will then discuss some high profile cases, such as Silk Road and the recent Alpha Bay and Hansa takedowns.