National Institute of Corrections’ “Becoming Trauma Informed: An Essential Element for Justice Settings” Now Available

The National Institute of Corrections’ “Becoming Trauma Informed: An Essential Element for Justice Settings” is now available for viewing! Experiencing or exposure to traumatic events during childhood and continuing into adulthood is all too common. Less known is that trauma is a dominant factor in the lives of individuals involved Read more…

THE COPS OFFICE CONTINUES LAW ENFORCEMENT LISTENING SESSIONS: UPCOMING DISCUSSION AIMS TO IMPROVE THE GRANTS APPLICATION AND MANAGEMENT PROCESS

On January 15, 2021, the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) will host a listening session with law enforcement and stakeholders to better meet the grant administration needs of the law enforcement field. The listening session is part of the COPS Office’s ongoing commitment to Read more…

New Beginning for Tribal Students Programs

New Beginning for Tribal Students makes competitive grants to land-grant colleges and universities to provide identifiable support specifically targeted for Tribal students. A land-grant college or university that receives this grant shall use funds for, but not limited to, recruiting; tuition and related fees; experiential learning; student services, including tutoring; Read more…

Lessons Learned from the Field: Maintaining Victim Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

On December 10, 2020, CNA Analysis and Solutions and the National District Attorneys Association brought you a virtual discussion featuring District Attorney Hillar Moore, Assistant District Attorney Melanie S. Fields, and Victim Advocate Suzanne Hamilton of the East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office (EBRDA).Panelists discussed the steps they have taken Read more…

OVC TTAC Website Enhancements

The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) is committed to building the capacity of those who work with victims across the country. To strengthen this mission, OVC TTAC improved their website’s navigation to make it easier for you to access the resources you need.Click Read more…