The program provides funding to help agencies assess the highest priority needs of criminal justice communities, encouraging activities that will improve criminal justice policy and practice.
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This program provides resources to improve scientific knowledge of factors related to the commission of violent crime and develop knowledge to advance strategies for violence prevention and reduction.
The program provides funding for research and/or evaluation projects that examine the impact of police crime-reduction practices.
The program provides funding to effectively target and address significant and violent crime issues in neighborhoods with high rates of crime through collaborative cross-sector approaches that are linked with broader neighborhood development goals.
This year’s IACP conference will include topics that address contemporary or emerging issues confronting the law enforcement profession and the leaders of law enforcement agencies.
This program supports research on drug-related crime to promote effective law enforcement, court, and corrections responses to illegal drug markets (including diversion of legal drugs) and criminal behavior related to drug use.
The 2018 National Sheriff’s Association conference will offer seminars covering all aspects of the responsibilities of sheriffs’ offices, including jail operations, service of process, and court and judicial security.
The program aims to build an increased capability to conduct rigorous research and evaluation projects in Indian country and Alaska Native villages through promotion of engagement between researchers and tribal nations.
The conference will provide an academically rigorous training program that recognizes the unique challenges and opportunities women face as they rise through leadership positions in public safety organizations nationally and internationally.
The Council of State Governments Justice Center, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Police Foundation, has selected the following four law enforcement agencies to act as peer-to-peer learning sites and assist other law enforcement agencies across the country in their efforts to improve services for people with mental illnesses: Madison County (TN) Sheriff’s Office; Arlington (MA) Police Department; Jackson County (OH) Sheriff’s Office; and Tucson (AZ) Police Department.