Advanced Child Abuse Investigation Training Program for Law Enforcement – is supported by the Children's Justice Act through the Texas Center for Judiciary. This training program is administered by the Texas Municipal Police Association with input from a statewide curriculum committee comprised of representatives from law enforcement, child protective services, children's advocacy centers and victim services. The program developed a comprehensive curriculum covering crucial aspects related to law enforcement's response to child abuse, neglect and exploitation. The program will utilize a network of certified instructors to deliver training on a local basis, thus enabling more officers to take part in this very important training, Austin, TX.
International Association of Chiefs of Police – the world's oldest and largest nonprofit membership organization of police executives, with over 19,000 members in over 89 different countries. IACP's leadership consists of the operating chief executives of international, federal, state, and local agencies of all sizes, Alexandria, VA.
- Youth Focused Policing Resource Center – created Youth Focused Policing (YFP) as a proactive intervention strategy to enable police to intervene with youth to reduce crime, victimization, long-term health and criminal justice costs and prolonged involvement in the criminal justice system. This website contains information and resources to assist law enforcement in delivering Youth Focused Policing within their communities.
National Center for Rural Law Enforcement – established within the Criminal Justice Institute in 1994, provides management and forensic education, research, computer and technical assistance for rural and tribal law enforcement agencies throughout the nation. It is the goal of the NCRLE to promote the viewpoint of rural and tribal law enforcement professionals while providing research and technical assistance to these agencies in support of their administrative and operational missions. Criminal Justice Institute, a division of the University of Arkansas System, enhances the professional and technical effectiveness of Arkansas' criminal justice entities by offering continuing education in the fields of management, forensics, and computer applications, together with providing research and technical assistance. CJI is committed to continuing and strengthening collaborative efforts with other higher education institutions and law enforcement agencies in order to provide advanced education and professional development for the Arkansas law enforcement community, Little Rock, AR.
OJP Diagnostic Center – a resource designed to provide customized training and technical assistance (TTA) to address persistent and emerging public safety problems using evidence-based strategies. The Diagnostic Center helps communities invest in what works by bridging the gap between data and justice policy at the state, city, county and tribal levels. Diagnostic Center TTA builds community capacity for data-driven decision-making, ensuring that limited local resources are invested wisely and federal assets are leveraged where they are needed most. Diagnostic Center services are provided to communities without cost; but the success of the engagement is dependent on the community’s commitment to and participation in the Diagnostic Center’s data-driven process. By maximizing the impact of available resources, the Diagnostic Center can help communities reap better public safety outcomes. Washington, DC. Read Consider the Evidence Blog.
Police Executive Research Forum – an independent research organization that focuses on critical issues in policing. Since its founding in 1976, PERF has identified best practices on fundamental issues such as reducing police use of force; developing community policing and problem-oriented policing; using technologies to deliver police services to the community; and evaluating crime reduction strategies. PERF strives to advance professionalism in policing and to improve the delivery of police services through the exercise of strong national leadership; public debate of police and criminal justice issues; and research and policy development, Washington, DC.