Law Enforcement

Planning and Assessing a Law Enforcement Reentry Strategy Tool

The aim of this tool is to facilitate an informed discussion among law enforcement agencies and community partners regarding reentry strategies. This material does not constitute a step-by-step guide in creating and implementing a reentry program but rather provides an overview of topics that should be considered and addressed within that development process.

Recent Posts

Bureau of Justice Statistics

Criminal Victimization, 2013

This bulletin from the Bureau of Justice Statistics provides estimates for the rates and levels of victimization in the United States in 2013, as well as trends from 2004 to 2013.

Announcements

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Annual Multi-Jurisdictional Law Enforcement Conference

Hosted by the National Criminal Justice Training Center, this conference will focus on developing stronger relationships between law enforcement professionals working across different jurisdictions and/or disciplines.

Webinars

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Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program Applicants

On January 24, 2013, the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) released Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) grant applications. On February 19, 2013, the Council of State Governments Justice Center (CSG Justice Center) hosted a webinar [...]

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Webinar Archive: Innovative Law Enforcement Strategies for Interacting with People that Frequently Require Emergency and Crisis Services

In this webinar, held July 26, 2012, representatives from the Houston Police Department and the Los Angeles Police Department will discuss the programs they have developed to work more effectively with individuals with mental illnesses who frequently come in contact with law enforcement and emergency services personnel.

To watch an archived recording of this webinar, click here.

To download a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation used in this webinar, click here.

Publications

Bureau of Justice Statistics

Criminal Victimization, 2013

This bulletin from the Bureau of Justice Statistics provides estimates for the rates and levels of victimization in the United States in 2013, as well as trends from 2004 to 2013.

International Association of the Chiefs of Police

Preparing and Responding to Cyberbullying

This tip card by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children provides more than 20 recommendations to help law enforcement address and investigate cyberbullying in their communities.

Recent Headlines

Police Receive Funding for Outpatient Services for Inmates

The St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners has authorized onetime funding of $35,000 to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to provide for Correctional Level 2.1 Intensive Outpatient Services for female inmates at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. These services will utilize a trauma informed approach linking to community outpatient and/or residential care as needed which will be provided by Walden.

Opinion: Sheriffs, Victims Unite for Justice Reinvestment

While there is no one-size-fits-all model, justice reinvestment is designed to hold offenders accountable, control taxpayer costs, and keep communities safe – goals that sheriffs and victims heartily endorse.

Keeping Students Out of School-to-Prison Pipeline

Though more districts are hiring school resource officers to keep students safe, some argue that schools with SROs have more student arrests than schools without the officers, contributing to theschool-to-prison pipeline.

DOJ to Work with Baltimore City Police on Reform

The U.S. Justice Department will partner with the Baltimore Police Department to help identify and implement reforms.

Read more: http://www.wbaltv.com/news/doj-to-work-with-baltimore-city-police-on-reform/29232540#ixzz3GnEIDFS0