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

U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance

Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recently launched a comprehensive resource for law enforcement agencies interested in establishing a naloxone program.

U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA Executive Session on Police Leadership Website

Designed as a resource for law enforcement, this website provides papers, discussion materials, audio and video resources, and more on the role of policing and police leaders in the twenty-first century.

Announcements

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

U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance

Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recently launched a comprehensive resource for law enforcement agencies interested in establishing a naloxone program.

U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA Executive Session on Police Leadership Website

Designed as a resource for law enforcement, this website provides papers, discussion materials, audio and video resources, and more on the role of policing and police leaders in the twenty-first century.

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.

Recent Headlines

Loretta Lynch is Obama Choice for AG

WASHINGTON — President Obama will nominate veteran New York federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to succeed outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder as the nation’s top law enforcement officer.

A.C.L.U. in $50 Million Push To Reduce Jail Sentences

With a $50 million foundation grant, the largest in its history, the American Civil Liberties Union plans to mount an eight-year political campaign across the country to make a change of criminal justice policies a key issue in local, state and national elections.

‘A New Chapter’ for APD

The Albuquerque Police Department will overhaul its use of force policies, recruitment, training, internal affairs procedures and field supervision of officers under terms of a sweeping settlement agreement between the city and the Department of Justice that was made public Friday.