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Technical Assistance and Training

  • The SEARCH National Technical Assistance and Training Program provides comprehensive, hands-on training to local, state and federal agencies on computer technology issues with criminal justice applications. On-site training is provided at SEARCH headquarters in Sacramento, California, and outreach training is provided at regional training sites nationwide. Training is sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for First Responders (NIJ) (July 2001) (Text or PDF) Intended for use by law enforcement and other responders who have the responsibility for protecting an electronic crime scene and for the recognition, collection, and preservation of electronic evidence.
  • Investigative and Surveillance Technology Initiative This project will provide free training and technical support for state and local law enforcement throughout the United States. The training phase will consist of two unique courses. The first is a one day Investigative Technology Seminar for the Police Administrator which will provide an overview and familiarization as to the advantages, limitations and management impact of many investigative and surveillance technologies.The second course is a four day Investigative Technology Training Program for the investigator.
  • School Resource Officer Training Program (2001) (Text or PDF)
  • The BJA Training Database is a catalog of all federally funded and supported training available to state and local law enforcement officials. Each database listing includes the training provider, a course description, eligibility criteria, and contact information.
  • The Center for Task Force Training is operated by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research. The program will develop and implement management and operational training for commanders of task forces involved in centrally coordinated multiagency responses to drug crimes. The Center for Task Force Training program continues to evolve to address emerging and high-risk drug problems, including the investigation of methamphetamine trafficking and street gangs trafficking as criminal organizations. The training or technical assistance offered through this program is available to criminal justice agencies and practitioners on an as-needed basis.
  • Clandestine Laboratory Model Enforcement Program This initiative will build on previous efforts to provide updated training on a wide range of clandestine laboratory enforcement and cleanup issues. While using core training staff and identifying new instructors, the project will continue to deliver training programs designed to meet the growing needs of state and local agencies in this critical area. Current training programs will be updated and modules will be expanded as needed. Project staff will place a high priority on working closely with state and local agencies in designated High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTAs) to ensure that their specific training needs are identified and addressed.
  • The National Law Enforcement Policy Center is run by the International Association of Chiefs of Police will continue to address the need for model policies which address operational and management issues and for training which will enable departments to establish policy development capabilities. The center establishes model law enforcement policies that can be adopted by law enforcement agencies at the state and local levels and used by law enforcement leaders for guidance and . The Center also provides tuition-free regional policy development training for law enforcement agencies.
  • Jimmy Ryce Law Enforcement Training Center Each month law enforcement executives (chiefs and sheriffs) from across the country participate in a training seminar specially designed for the Jimmy Ryce Law Enforcement Training Center. The CEO Missing and Exploited Children’s Seminar is designed to increase awareness and understanding of issues related to missing and exploited children and to improve agency response and operations for handling these types of cases.
  • The Office of Juvenile Justice has provided grant funds to the IACP for training specifically on juvenile justice issues. A calendar of course offerings is available.
  • Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance Program
    Comprehensive training courses for law enforcement officials in the investigation and handling of missing and exploited children cases. Courses include:
    • Responding to Missing and Abducted Children;
    • Child Sexual Exploitation;
    • Child Abuse and Exploitation Investigative Techniques;
    • Protecting Children Online;
    • Missing and Exploited Children; and
      Team Investigation Process for Missing, Abused, and Exploited Children.
  • Regional Community Policing Institutes are partnerships created to provide comprehensive and innovative community policing education, training and technical assistance to COPS grantees and other policing agencies throughout a designated region. They provide numerous trainings.

    If you are a COPS grantee, you are eligible for a wide variety or trainings from the Community Policing Consortium.

  • Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Training and Technical Assistance Program Training for states and communities to develop effective approaches for enforcing underage drinking laws. Workshops are offered to state underage drinking program coordinators, enforcement task force members, state and local policy makers, and state and community coalitions.
  • Rural Law Enforcement Training. The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) has developed and implemented a training curriculum to help rural law enforcement officers improve their response to domestic violence victims. Because the training is federally funded through the Violence Against Women Office, the training is tuition-free. NSA will conduct 11 training sessions for rural law enforcement officers and executives in 2002/2003. For more information, please contact Project Director Brigitte Wittel at 703-838-5337 or Jen Walker at 703-838-5338. For training sites and dates, please consult http://www.sheriffs.org.
  • Domestic Violence Train-the-Trainer Program The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) will implement its newly developed domestic violence train-the-trainer program for rural law enforcement. FLETC will utilize a corps of rural trainers who are experts in the law enforcement response to domestic violence to conduct train-the-trainer workshops throughout rural America. Participants will receive instruction on the curriculum, along with copies of all training materials, including videos, to utilize when training in their own jurisdictions.

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