Special Feature: Law Enforcement Resources - Training and Technical Assistance

Publications and Multimedia

OJP Protects Our Protectors blog graphic
Office of Justice Programs, May 2018
Collaborative Reform Initiative for Technical Assistance (CRI-TA) Program
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, March 2018
Assessment of BJA's State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training Program
National Institute of Justice, November 2017
A Law Enforcement Official's Guide to the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, March 2017
Variability in Law Enforcement State Standards: A 42-State Survey on Mental Health and Crisis De-escalation Training
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, January 2017
State and Local Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2013
Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2016
Assessment of the State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT) Program
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2016
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Administrators Guide for Training Law Enforcement
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, December 2013
Sharing Ideas & Resources to Keep Our Nation's Schools Safe
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, October 2013
Drug Endangered Children: Guide for Law Enforcement
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, April 2013
Service, Support & Justice: Law Enforcement Response to Crime Victims (DVD) video graphic
Office for Victims of Crime, February 2012
Recommendations for First Amendment-Protected Events for State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, December 2011
Serving Survivors of Homicide Victims During Cold Case Investigations: A Guide for Developing a Law Enforcement Protocol
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, August 2011
Death Investigation: A Guide for the Scene Investigator (Technical Update)
National Institute of Justice, June 2011
Respiratory and Cardiovascular Response During Electronic Control Device (ECD) Exposure in Law Enforcement Trainees
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, September 2010
Responding to Elder Abuse: What Law Enforcement Should Know (DVD) video graphic
Office for Victims of Crime, August 2010
Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: An On-the-Scene Reference for First Responders
National Institute of Justice, November 2009
First Response to Victims of Crime (DVD) video graphic
Office for Victims of Crime, April 2008
First Response to Victims of Crime: A Guidebook for Law Enforcement Officers
Office for Victims of Crime, April 2008
Improving Responses to People With Mental Illnesses: Strategies for Effective Law Enforcement Training
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2008

Related Resources

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA): National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)
BJA NTTAC serves as a major source of justice-related TTA information and resources to improve justice systems nationwide.
Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC)
Developed in collaboration with multiple member organizations, CRI-TAC provides tailored technical assistance resources to state, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies on a wide variety of topics.
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)
FLETC serves as an interagency law enforcement training organization for more than 80 federal agencies. In addition to serving federal agencies, FLETC also provides training to state, local, and tribal agencies.
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP): Alzheimer's Initiatives Training Center
Supported by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the IACP Alzheimer's Initiatives training program, Responding to Alzheimer's Disease: Techniques for Law Enforcement and First Responders, is dedicated to providing public safety administrators, law enforcement officers, supervisors and executives, firefighters, EMS, EMT, and others from the first responder community with the most current Alzheimer's and dementia training available.
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP): Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
With support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the IACP PSN Initiative works to improve law enforcement's capacity to interdict firearms trafficking and disrupt gang activity through the development of strategies and policies and delivery of trainings.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
NIJ is the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. Contained on the NIJ website is a listing of online as well as in-person training opportunities for law enforcement personnel.
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS): Training
The Training section of the COPS website provides access to the COPS Training Portal and a number of COPS-sponsored training courses.
Police-Mental Health Collaboration
Developed by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Police-Mental Health Collaboration Toolkit provides resources for law enforcement agencies to partner with mental health providers to effectively respond to calls for service, improve outcomes for people with mental illness, and advance the safety of all.
Responding to First-Amendment-Protected Events—The Role of State and Local Law Enforcement Officers
The Bureau of Justice Assistance developed these videos to assist agency leadership in providing training to officers and agency personnel as they prepare for and respond to a First Amendment-protected event, in a manner that diligently protects the privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties of persons and groups.
VALOR for Blue
Supported by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, VALOR is designed to help prevent violence against law enforcement officers and ensure officer resilience and survivability following violent encounters during the course of their duties. As part of its efforts, VALOR provides critical nationwide training and technical assistance to sworn state, local, and tribal law enforcement officers through a variety of delivery mechanisms.

For additional publications and related information, see the Law Enforcement: Training section of our site or conduct a search of the NCJRS Abstracts Database. Also see our Justice Events database for information about upcoming trainings, webinars and other events for law enforcement and other justice professionals.

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