The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), in collaboration with Development Services Group, Inc., will present a webinar to discuss the Model Programs Guide (MPG) Diversion Programs Implementation Guide.
The ability to gain victim/witness cooperation for a successful prosecution, despite intimidation, is a significant challenge faced by prosecutors across the country. Webinar speaker John Delaney, former First Assistant District Attorney of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania District Attorney's Office, is no stranger to this reality. Mr. Delaney has more than 35 years of experience as a prosecutor, and will share effective tools and techniques to help overcome victim/witness intimidation challenges.
The probation field is difficult to attack alone. Using “supervision teams” is a strategy that has been popularized nationally in the probation field by the increased success of specialty courts, including drug courts. Specialty courts have continued to improve on strategies to assist probationers in making positive behavioral change.
The purpose of this webinar is to provide information for state, local, and tribal jurisdictions that are interested in implementing a Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision Program Model through the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) solicitation titled, “Fiscal Year 2018 Innovative Responses to Behavior in the Community: Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision.”
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Most law enforcement agencies in the United States do not collect nonfatal shooting data because there is no federal crime reporting requirement. However, nonfatal shootings and homicides are closely related, and analysis of nonfatal shootings can be extremely valuable to departments. Analysis of nonfatal shootings (which occur four times as often as homicides) can serve as part of a larger crime reduction strategy and can help law enforcement better understand the context of local gun violence.
DNA evidence can be some of the most powerful and compelling evidence in criminal investigations, but how does it really work? Peek behind the scenes and learn how DNA evidence is gathered, analyzed, and presented in court in criminal prosecutions. The webinar will discuss the benefits and pitfalls of this silent biological witness that is present at almost every crime scene, as well as some exciting new trends in DNA analysis that promise to solve even more cases in the future.
This webinar will provide an overview of the Bureau of Justice Assistance Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction Program (the current model and training and technical assistance program), as well as a walkthrough of key changes in the fiscal year 2018 solicitation. There will also be time for questions and answers.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance, in collaboration with the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) team, is hosting the "Ohio Pre-Criminal Intervention Program" webinar on March 28, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET. Attendees will learn about how cross-system collaboration and data sharing are addressing opioid misuse in the state of Ohio by supporting the implementation of a pre-criminal intervention program (PCIP).
In 2017, the Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies (ASCIA) recognized the challenges facing many agencies that are tasked with investigating officer-involved shootings and other uses of force. As an association of statewide investigating agencies across the United States, ASCIA recommended the development of peer-agency guidance to assist state investigative agencies, as well as local agencies, conducting their own investigations into these incidents.
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...