BJA NTTAC Webinar - Increasing Law Enforcement's Analytical Capacity: Analysis of Officer-involved Shooting Incidents

The Police Foundation and the Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA) are in the second year of an innovative partnership to construct a national officer-involved shooting (OIS) database. Recognizing that the ability to examine OIS incidents across agencies is limited, this OIS data collection initiative seeks to understand OIS trends and their causes and correlates in order to assist law enforcement in maintaining situational awareness of OIS incidents locally and regionally. The ultimate goal is to obtain standardized, national-level data on OIS incidents. With funding from the U.S.

NDCRC Webinar - Responding to the Opioid Crisis: National and Local Responses

With America’s opioid crisis continuing to rampage throughout the country, no state has been spared. As heroin, fentanyl, and carfentanil continue to infect our communities, what steps can treatment courts take to combat this scourge? Join the National Drug Court Resource Center (NDCRC) for a webinar that will examine federal and local solutions to the crisis.

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Webinar: Trauma-Informed Supervision Series - Part #2: The Long Reach of Intergenerational Trauma: Connecting the Dots

Learn more about trauma-informed supervision strategies when working with clients during this three-part webinar series.

Part #2: "The Long Reach of Intergenerational Trauma: Connecting the Dots"

  • Discuss who trauma impacts and how it presents within the U.S. population.
  • Obtain a deeper understanding about intergenerational trauma, including through the lens of World War II survivors, as told by Viktor Frankl.
  • Examine the link between trauma and criminal behavior.

Webinar: Trauma-Informed Supervision Series - Part #1

Learn more about trauma-informed supervision strategies when working with clients during this three-part webinar series.

Part #1: "What is Trauma?"

  • Define trauma and what it means to be trauma-informed.
  • Explore how stress and trauma impact the brain and the primary areas of the brain involved with responses to stress.
  • Review various types of trauma to consider when working with clients (i.e., intergenerational, childhood, and complex trauma).

Webinar: Restorative Justice/Restorative Practices Webinar Series - Part #2

Learn more about restorative justice and practice pathways for your community during this three-part webinar series.

Part #2: Gather details on structural frameworks needed to strategically plan, implement, and evaluate restorative justice/restorative practices in schools, justice systems, and communities with fidelity.

Register for Webinar: Transformative Practices – Promoting Access to Expungement

This webinar will highlight innovative practices around the country that are increasing access to critically needed record clearing services. From community clinics, to court help desks, to private bar partnerships, this webinar will present ideas for how to launch or grow an effective record clearing project. This webinar will be particularly helpful for practitioners working with law school programs, private bar associations, or community based clinics.

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Webinar - Developing a Prosecution Strategy Utilizing Crime Gun Intelligence

In a report published by the Police Foundation and Major Cities Chiefs Association in January 2017, major city and county law enforcement executives stated that of all of the tools and resources available to them in preventing and reducing violent crime, specifically gun violence, ballistic imaging tools were the most helpful, followed by gun tracing tools.

Webinar: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Youth Incarceration

Disproportionate minority contact (DMC) remains a major issue within the juvenile justice system. The Sentencing Project has undertaken new research on the issue of DMC to discover the rate at which youth of color are incarcerated as compared to their white peers. Their new findings show that African-American youth are five times more likely to be incarcerated than white youth, while Native-American youth are three times more likely to be incarcerated than white youth.

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