Category: Public Safety

Apply Now: Gang Suppression Planning Grants Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking grants for the FY 2018 Gang Suppression Planning Grants Program. It is designed to reduce violent crime, gangs, and victimization as well as to promote public safety in communities through planning support to eligible localities and building capacity for a …

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2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association and the IJIS Institute, the 2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice will showcase programs, research, and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision makers in states, local communities, and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues. Workshops will feature promising and innovative programs and strategies to address crime around the …

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Apply Now: Community Policing Development Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Community Policing Development (CPD) Program. The program is designed to advance the practice of community policing in law enforcement agencies through training and technical assistance, the development of innovative community policing strategies, field-directed law enforcement microgrants, guidebooks, …

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Apply Now: Law Enforcement and Youth Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for its FY 2018 Law Enforcement and Youth Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Program. This grant supports field-initiated, methodologically rigorous research and/or evaluations focused on interactions between law enforcement and youth, with practical implications for the identification and development of programs and policies that ensure …

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2018 Reentry Practitioners’ Symposium

The Maryland Reentry Partnership Network will host a reentry practitioner symposium on collaboration and enhancing reentry partnerships at the Maryland Public Safety and Education Training Center (PSETC). The symposium is designed for workforce development professionals; human services practitioners; corrections and community supervision staff; and all reentry stakeholders. DeAnna Hoskins, Senior Policy Advisor for Corrections and …

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Apply Now: Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is accepting applications for the FY 2018 Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction (CBCR) Program (formerly known as the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program). The grant provides funding to enhance local and tribal communities’ capacity to effectively target and address significant and violent crime issues in neighborhoods with high …

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International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference

The 2018 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference will bring together more than 15,000 public safety professionals to learn new techniques, advance knowledge and careers, and equip departments for ongoing success. The education program will include topics that address contemporary or emerging issues confronting the law enforcement profession and the leaders of law enforcement agencies worldwide. …

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National Sheriff’s Association Conference

The 2018 National Sheriff’s Association conference will offer more than 60 seminars and workshops covering all aspects of the duties and responsibilities of sheriffs’ offices. Programming includes, but is not limited to: law enforcement; jail operations; service of process; transportation of prisoners; and court and judicial security. Date: June 15–19 Location: New Orleans, Louisiana Learn more …

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Defining Justice: the Experience of Women and Children behind Bars Conference

The Defining Justice Series event, hosted by The Atlantic, will bring together leaders from Capitol Hill and around the country to discuss the state of criminal justice reform across America. In particular, the event will consider how renewed federal debate on the issue might impact women and youth in the justice system. The growing consensus around criminal …

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Apply Now: Opening Doors to Public Housing Initiative

The Vera Institute of Justice—with funding from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance—is soliciting applications from public housing authorities (PHAs) that, in collaboration with their justice system partners, are seeking technical assistance to plan and implement reentry programs and/or change their admissions policies regarding people with conviction histories. PHAs that manage their own …

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