The program provides funding to reduce violent crime, gangs, and victimization as well as to promote public safety in communities through planning support to eligible localities to build capacity for a multilateral data-driven strategy.
Law Enforcement Announcements
The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College will host a training that examines common issues faced by law enforcement and service providers when encountering a person in crisis, such as how to intervene in a situation in which mental illness is a factor, including using de-escalation and communication techniques.
The National Asian Peace Officers’ Association (NAPOA) annual training symposium and exposition will highlight the founding fathers and the history of NAPOA.
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.
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.