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Comprehensive NCJTC Training Catalog | 2017-2018
Read the AMBER Advocate newsletter and share with your child protection colleagues to stay current on issues related to the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program and AMBER Alert program work and successes across the country and internationally.
This report identifies core components of a comprehensive and collaborative approach to the domestic sex trafficking of girls.
From the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), this report provides detailed analysis of AMBER Alert cases in 2016.
September 20, 2017
Learn more about sponsorship, exhibitor, and vendor opportunities at the 2018 School Resource Officer Training Conference.
The guide outlines recommended practices for law enforcement investigating missing child cases and was authored by a team of professionals from local, state and federal agencies. It describes a recommended step-by-step investigative process and offers a wealth of valuable resources to assist with missing and abducted children cases.
This document explores the Routine Activity Theory which provides insight into the cause of crime issues.
Learn how traumatic events impact communities and first responders.
Summary of key program elements to develop an AMBER Alert Plan (Spanish edition)
Workshop 2C Powerpt
Read the AMBER Advocate newsletter and share with your child protection colleagues to stay current on issues related to the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program and AMBER Alert program work and successes across the country and internationally.
Summary of the AMBER Alert Program's history and purpose.
Explore best practices for developing, launching, administering and improving upon AMBER Alert Programs are explored.
Review a listing of Child Abduction Response Teams (CARTs) that have completed the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program's CART Certification process.
The AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Program brings you a wide variety of training opportunities to improve the investigative response of local, regional, state, and tribal law enforcement to high risk victims, children in crisis and the commercial sexual exploitation of youth. Through this program, you will increase
collaboration, improve skills, and develop effective policies and best practices to protect and safely recover missing, endangered, and abducted children.
Review highlights of the mission, reach, outcomes and offerings of the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program.
In an effort to promote effective outreach and collaboration, the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program has organized the continental U.S. and Canada into three regions. AMBER Alert Regional Liaisons work closely with AMBER Alert Coordinators, Missing Children Clearinghouse Managers, Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Leaders and other child protection partners within their respective areas to share information and resources, connect programs and personnel to needed training, and assist in the coordination of technical assistance events and services.
Learn more about AMBER Alert in Indian Country
Spanish - Investigative Checklist for First Responders
RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges attorneys and judges, state,
local, and specialty bar associations, and law school clinical programs to help identify and respond effectively to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in children and adults, through training to enhance awareness of FASD and its impact on individuals in the child welfare, juvenile justice, and adult criminal justice systems and the value of collaboration with medical, mental health, and disability experts.
A robust library of publications, addressing the specific needs of tribal communities, is available to supplement your training and technical assistance though the program. The Tribal Law and Policy Institute library houses resources addressing victim issues related to violence against Native women, sexual assault, child abuse and neglect, tribal-state collaboration, public law 280, healing to wellness and juvenile justice.
This guide is a resource for the formation of new Task Forces, providing a stage-by-stage outline from startup and needs assessment to composition and structure of the group and Task Force meeting dynamics. Also, this guide can be used for restructuring, rebuilding or revitalizing purposes.
Explore this comprehensive APCO-ANS best practices standard for public safety telecommunicators when responding to calls of missing, abducted and sexually exploited children.
National best practice standards for public safety telecommunications response to missing and abducted child incidents.
Explore this comprehensive APCO-ANS best practices standard for public safety telecommunicators when responding to calls of missing, abducted and sexually exploited children. (Spanish Edition)
The purpose of the paper is to provide a literature review regarding the limited information available on treatment, management, and reentry programs and/or tools that are utilized in providing treatment and related services to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) adult sex offenders and adolescents who have sexually offended.
This document describes barriers to coalition building and recommended solutions to overcome the barriers.
Learn about recommended approaches to utilizing the Telecommunications Best Practices for Missing and Abducted Children (TELMAC) training as part of a larger effort to implement policy and procedures for response to these incidents which are aligned with the APCO-ANS 1.101 Standard
Multi-Disciplinary teams (MDTs) have often been presented as the key to dealing with a number of intractable problems associated with responding to allegations of physical and sexual child abuse. While these approaches have proliferated internationally, researchers have complained of the lack of a specific evidence base identifying the processes and structures supporting multidisciplinary work and how these contribute to high-level outcomes. This systematic search of the literature aims to synthesize the existing state of knowledge on the effectiveness of MDTs. This review found that overall there is reasonable evidence to support the idea that MDTs are effective in improving criminal justice and mental health responses compared to standard agency practices.
This report identifies core components of a comprehensive and collaborative approach to the domestic sex trafficking of girls.
2016/2017 Prevention Resource Guide was developed to support service providers in their work with parents, caregivers, and their children to prevent child abuse and neglect and promote child and family well-being. It was created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Children's Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, its Child Welfare Information Gateway, and the FRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention. The resources featured represent the work of a broad-based partnership of national organizations, Federal partners, and parents committed to strengthening families and communities.
The Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Certification Program is designed to assist local, tribal and state jurisdictions in the creation and implementation of CART Programs and provide valuable information on best practices regarding child protection and recovery strategies.
This publication provides findings of the 2006 update to the child abduction homicide investigation study which analyzes investigative findings and outcomes of cases involving abducted and missing children who were recovered deceased.
This Checklist is meant to enhance the response measures taken by law enforcement to safely recover missing children with special needs and is to be used in conjunction with the Missing Children With Special Needs addendum and Missing Children With Special Needs Lost-Person Questionnaire
This checklist produced by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children serves as a companion resource to the APCO-ANS1.101 Best Practices Standard for Telecommunicators, and provides a table-top reference to support training and console operations.
Checklist: Considerations for Child Abuse Investigations
Child Abuse Prevention Overview - Infographic; PDF format
This report was prepared by the Children’s Bureau (Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Administration for Children and Families) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
A guide for welfare agencies from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
This document discusses circle of concern vs circle of influence based on Stephen Covey's "Seven Habits of Highly Effective People"
A policy statement providing resources and information regarding identification, classification and treatment of victims of human trafficking.
Training resources for the prevention of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children.
This generic sample questionnaire may be used as a model to assess community crime perception.
This is a sample questionnaire to assess community crime perception.
This document explores the philosophy and components of community policing as well as tips for implementation.
This publication highlights promising practices and innovations in community policing for small jurisdictions.
This guide covers the range of actors within the medical and healthcare sector that may interact in some way with victims, survivors, and perpetrators of commercial sexual exploitation of minors.
This guide covers the range of actors within the legal sector that may interact in some way with victims, survivors, and perpetrators of commercial sexual exploitation of minors.
This resource focuses on shifting community norms, values, and beliefs that allow perpetration of commercial sexual exploitation of minors.
Handout from the Restorative Justice / Restorative Practices part 1 webinar
The Crime Triangle is an easy way to visualize and understand crime problems. Eliminating at least one leg of the triangle, eliminates the crime.
This report identifies the core components of a comprehensive and collaborative approach to the domestic sex trafficking of girls. It describes how three jurisdictions have created a multidisciplinary response to the sex trafficking of children, each from a different system perspective.
This document explores conflict resolution as a tool to maintain successful teams.
This document provides definitions on the various levels of prevention.
US-DOJ recommended criteria for AMBER Alerts Spanish-Language publication
Discover Policing is a website focused on career exploration in law enforcement, and a network for employers and job seekers.
This publication examines how police agencies are using the report and implementing the recommendations as well as police agencies' reactions.
Workshop 1B presentation
This report summarizes the Emancipated Missing Child Project, funded by the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, under the AMBER Alert Initiative and provides valuable insight to those agencies and organizations charged with locating and recovering missing children, including how and where to go about searching for missing children, reviewing data bases of government agencies, policy implications and essential methods to determine the whereabouts of missing children.
This briefing provides a list of examples of efforts in use across the US, spotlighting simple and low or no cost solutions that child welfare agencies have put into practice.
This document provides questions for consideration when seeking to engage community leadership.
The Tribal Justice System Planning Process (TJSPP) was developed to best meet the needs of the tribal grantees as they develop written strategic plans. The written plans are created through a data informed planning process that guides justice system development to promote public safety and effective justice system operations.
This special resource guide will assist communities and faith based organizations in developing important and sustainable partnerships to prevent and reduce crime in your neighborhoods, and it will guide you through the maze of applying for grant funding.
Parents of abducted children are encouraged to use this guidebook as a resource. It offers descriptions and realistic assessments of available civil and criminal remedies, explains applicable laws, identifies public and private resources, and identifies strategies to help left behind parents recover their children or reestablish meaningful contact with them in another country.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, or FASD, is a non-diagnostic umbrella term
intended to encompass all the diagnostic categories designated by the Institute of
Medicine of the National Academies (IOM) along a broad continuum of physical,
mental, behavioral, and learning deficits that can result from prenatal alcohol
Internet safety grades 3-8th
October 2017, Bureau of Justice Statistics Special Report.
William Adams and Abigail Flynn, Urban Institute.
First published in 1996, the Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children’s Directory has become an effective resource that can be used by agencies and organizations involved in the safe recovery of missing children. The Directory contains the most up-to-date information on and links to other agencies and organizations that can help in finding a solution. The Directory is a compilation of the many services, programs, publications, and training that address issues of child sexual exploitation, child pornography, child abduction, and missing children cases. It describes the role of each Federal Task Force member agency in the location and recovery of missing and exploited children, the types of services and support that are available, the various methods for accessing these services, and additional resources.
This plan identifies several "core values" related to trafficking victim services and key areas for improving service delivery.
This fact sheet produced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, provides background information and statistics on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder among Native American populations and a summary of recommendations for addressing FASD among Native Americans.
This publication provides a basic understanding of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), tips for recognizing FASD in children and adults, considerations for individuals with FASD involved in the juvenile and family court systems, how individuals with FASD are susceptible to victimization, court examples, and tips for communicating with individuals with FASD.
This fact sheet produced by the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) provides background information and statistics on justice involved individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder(FASD); why individuals with FASD become justice involved, and relevant statistics.
This fact sheet produced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, provides background information and statistics on justice involved individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD); challenges working with justice involved individuals with FASD; and tips to address the needs of individuals who have FASD.
This checklist aids first responders in successfully obtaining information and documenting actions in missing kids cases
This booklet is designed to help tribal communities determine when a child is at risk for developing problem behaviors or being victimized, ways to identify six key issues that pose the biggest threat to tribal youth today, and local departments and national hotlines that can be contacted for assistance.
This paper critiques current US strategies to address CSEC and highlights a human rights approach on the fulfillment of economic and social rights of children as a prevention strategy.
A guide on going to and from school safely
This guide provides AMBER Alert coordinators, law enforcement, and public safety professionals with an effective and efficient way to implement an EMA plan, and offers recommendations to assist law enforcement in developing strategies to recover missing children and adults and includes relevant findings to inform policymakers’ efforts to address the problem.
This FBI resource provides information for obtaining help for victims of human trafficking.
Spanish language publication on effective use of the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) with missing, abducted and endangered child incidents
This guide is designed to help child welfare and delinquency professionals screen for possible youth victims of human trafficking. The tool should be used by Child Protection Investigators and Community-Based Care Lead Agency staff or their contracted providers.
Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, MSW, Ph.D.
Kristen Bracy, MA, MSW
Kimberly Hogan, MA, MSW
Bandak Lul, MA
Arizona State University, Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research
The field of Internet safety should have high aspirations: to provide truly high quality and effective education that improves young people’s experience with technology. This publication contains recommendations for the creation of prevention programs.
In FY2001, the Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 106-553) created the Indian
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (IASAP). BJA initiated the program in FY2002
through a competitive application process distributed to all federally recognized tribal
governments. IASAP supports grantees to plan and implement system–wide strategies that
address crime issues related to alcohol and substance abuse.
Internet safety for all ages
The purpose of this manual is to equip educators with the knowledge you need to understand human trafficking, recognize how it might look for children in schools, realize why this pervasive crime must be reported, and take proper steps when reporting the crime.
This research brief explains the Kansas City Experiment which found that traditional routine patrol does not appear to affect the level of crime or the public's feeling of security.
A list of common terms and definitions used by traffickers.
This Spanish language brochure-format publication provides basic overview and resource information about the AMBER Alert Program
Spanish language version of AMBER Alert's guide outlining best practice considerations for law enforcement and media in working together in missing and abducted child cases
This report provides a one-year snapshot of sex trafficking cases developed by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Vice & Sex Trafficking Investigations Section. The partnership between Arizona State University, Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research and the Las Vegas Police Department demonstrates a collaborative initiative that exemplifies innovation in sex trafficking research. This collaboration assisted in the exploration of law ¬enforcement actions, case development and case analysis for the dual purpose of academic and operational learning and improvement with regards to sex trafficking investigation management in an affected, metropolitan environment.
Support for this study was from the Arizona State University McCain Institute for International Leadership and the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program at the National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC) of Fox Valley Technical College.
Warning: This report contains strong language.
An article written by a trafficking survivor on training and best practices by law enforcement when dealing with a victim of trafficking.
Powerpt presentation from the WSVCC 2017
Presentation from 2017 WSVC Conference
The limitations to conventional policing methods are summarized.
Heather Poerio shared this video in her presentation during the Illinois LEAP Conference (2017).
A matrix of a numerous screening tools for use in identifying commercially sexually exploited children.
This NCMEC publication provides a police guide to case investigation and program management, Spanish version
Call for Presentations and Presenter Form for the 2017 National Conference for Missing and Unidentified Persons Conference
Exhibiting and Sponsorship Information for the 2017 National Conference on Missing and Unidentified Persons
Learn more about what's on the agenda at the 2017 Missing Persons Conference in Atlanta GA!
This technical assistance brief is intended to educate judges about steps to be taken to assist in the location and recovery efforts for children missing from care by ensuring the legal guardians, social workers, and child advocates within child serving agencies are aware of and engage assistance from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on behalf of those endangered missing children.
In May of each year, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), through its Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), recognizes the extraordinary efforts of individuals, organizations, and agencies that have made a significant contribution to protecting children during the prior calendar year.
The National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest is a nationwide contest designed to promote awareness among teachers, parents/guardians and children and engage them in discussions about safety.
Important information about this contest, including the application and consent and release form, can be found within this packet.
Missing Persons Annual Service Award Nomination Form
Hear about Amanda's presentation and the Missing Children's Society of Canada at the Missing Persons Conference in Atlanta, Sept 19-21, 2017
Hear more about the "Art of Possibilities" panel presentation at the Missing Persons Conference Sept 19-21, 2017 . Information provided by Bill Kearney.
Hear about what Chris Young will be covering during his presentation at the Missing Persons Conference in Atlanta Sept 19-21, 2017
Hear about the presentation being given by the Polly Klaas Foundation on Human Trafficking at the Missing Persons Conference in Atlanta, Sept 19-21, 2017.
This report from the Missouri Task Force on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse provides a comprehensive acknowledgement of the need for more efforts in the prevention of abuse. This document contains 22 recommendations and recommended guidelines for Prevention Education, Multi-Disciplinary Teams, Law Enforcement and Prosecutors.
The video is a result of a COPS Office critical response program that included trauma training, strategic community policing planning, and related training for the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety. The seven-minute film, “Mitakuye Oyasin,” translates to “we are all related,” will be used by the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety to outline the philosophy of community policing, as envisioned through cultural beliefs, to recruits and the community as a whole. The film recognizes that officers are an integral part of the community and community policing is a shared responsibility for public safety.
Individuals with an FASD are involved with the criminal
justice system at an alarming rate. Youth and adults with an
FASD have a form of brain damage that may make it
difficult for them to stay out of trouble with the law. They do
not know how to deal with police, attorneys, judges, social
workers, psychiatrists, corrections and probation officers,
and others they may encounter
OJJDP is currently accepting nominations for various awards. Learn more about which awards will be considered in 2017, the requirements for submitting a nomination, and the submission deadline.
The NASOM Forum was held to bring together a diverse group of experts in the field (including FVTC consultants and SMART Office Senior Policy Advisors in Indian Country) to discuss the program data collected, review the literature summary, and collaborate on creating tribal specific, culturally appropriate resources and programs. As part of the development of the literature review, program inventory, and other written materials, a group of tribal subject matter experts provided a peer-review of all of the documents during the National Forum. This feedback has been incorporated into the final version of this report.
Responses to identify any current programming and available data to support Native American Sex Offender Management Programming
This reference guide is designed to provide clearly outlined, best-practice information in support of these processes as they relate to the use of NCIC during missing-child incidents.
Comprehensive NCJTC Training Catalog | 2017-2018
Gain an understanding of NCMEC resources available to assist law enforcement with child sex trafficking cases.
An analysis of attempted abduction revealed a common pattern with the children who escaped their would-be abductors.
This checklist is meant to provide a framework of actions, considerations, and activities
that may assist in performing competent, productive, and thorough missing/abducted children
This guide, based on recommendations made during a long-term missing child summit held at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children in April 2014, outlines recommended practices to be used by law enforcement with these cases.
This addendum to NCMEC's Model Policy for law enforcement response to missing child incidents addresses finding and safely recovering missing children with special needs, which often presents unique and difficult challenge for families, law enforcement, first responders, and search teams.
A checklist for families in case your child goes missing.
This worksheet can be used by communities needing to gather data as part of a planning process.
Internet safety for ages 5-10
National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, Throwaway Children
Spanish Version - You’re Not Alone: The Journey from Abduction to Empowerment, was prepared with the assistance of young adults who were themselves abducted as children and who are walking the path of healing and recovery. It is designed to help others who experience abduction begin to put their lives back together.
Learn more about safe harbor laws that are designed to exempt children from prostitution prosecution, train law enforcement and others on how to identify and assist victims, increase the legal penalties for traffickers and commercial sex abusers and promote the development of a statewide system of care.
Learn about cyberbullying
OVC website and resource center to assist in efforts to serve crime victims.
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) develops publications and products on emerging victim issues, promising practices, policy development, and technical assistance and skill-building tools.
The Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center (OVCRC) is an information hub for people who are involved with research, policy, and practice related to criminal justice, juvenile justice, victim assistance, and drug control.
This bulletin summarizes findings on the incidence and characteristics of stereotypical kidnappings of children in 2011 and compares them with 1997 findings.
A matrix of Office of Victims of Crime and Bureau of Justice Assistance funded human trafficking services, grantees and Task Forces.
Victim Assistance Training Online is a foundational Web-based victim assistance training program that offers victim service providers and allied professionals the opportunity to acquire the essential skills and knowledge they need to more effectively assist victims of crime. VAT Online has four sections: Basics, Core Competencies and Skills, Crimes, and Specific Considerations for Providing Victim Services.
Overlapping Behavioral Characteristics & Related Mental Health Diagnoses in Children
A handout from the Restorative Justice / Restorative Practices, Part 1 webinar
Discover resources available to assist in cost effectively planning facilities associated with
the incarceration and rehabilitation of juvenile and adult offenders in tribal jurisdictions and adult offenders subject to tribal
A list of common indicators in hotels and motels that have been associated with situations of human trafficking in which individuals were compelled against their will to engage in commercial sex or forced labor.
The toolkit is designed to provide students with resources to identify and raise awareness of human trafficking in their communities.
Poster Contest State Managers Contact List
This report is designed for representatives of youth-serving organizations who are interested in adopting strategies to prevent child sexual abuse.
The NIJ Privacy Certificate guidelines and format provide instructions and a useful tool for documenting that applicants understand their obligations and how they will fulfill their obligations under the confidentiality regulations found in 28 CFR Part 22.
The Problem Oriented Guide summarizes knowledge about how police can reduce the harm caused by child abuse and neglect. This guide provides prevention and direction for improving overall response to incidents of child abuse and neglect in the home.
Promising Practices in Tribal Community Policing examines community policing in Indian country, looking at current practice and areas for future improvement. Taking into account the culture, governmental structures, and logistical and other challenges, the authors describe strategies for enhancing or creating programs focused on trust and collaboration with tribal members and government agencies. A valuable resource for tribal law enforcement, it is also a practical guide for all law enforcement and community stakeholders.
Today, tribal youth face some of the biggest threats to their health, wellness, and safety. These threats could further lead to children going missing or child abduction. Becoming more aware of the warning signs could greatly diminish these threats affecting Tribal youth.
The purpose of this document is to inform states and Tribes of the enactment of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act and provide basic information on the new law, including title IV-E plan changes, new case plan requirements and definitions, additions to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis
and Reporting System (AFCARS), modifications to the Family Connection grants, Chafee program, and re-authorization of the Adoption and Guardianship Incentive Program.
The use of partnerships between law enforcement and the community has long been recognized as an effective way to create and maintain public safety. This publication describes a problem-solving partnership initiative in the Mendocino County, California, area to enhance communication and coordination between law enforcement, the Round Valley Indian Tribes, and the community.
The clearinghouse is a web-based resource that serves as a "one-stop-shop" for information about recruitment and retention specifically designed for the law enforcement community. Its purpose is to promote evidence-based personnel planning by making information on police staffing readily available for police decision makers in an easy to use, searchable form.
This is the powerpoint presentation for the webinar hosted here:
Step by step instructions on how to subscribe to the Community and/or Criminal Justice Professional catalogs
Data from fifteen years of litigation from the Civil Rights Division regarding police misconduct is discussed.
The report highlights the Arkansas State Task Force on the Prevention of Human Trafficking State Plan of 19 recommendations.
This Resource Guide, provided by the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs identifies data-driven solutions, resources and related publications to address commercial sexual exploitation of children.
This document provides tips on how to map community resources to engage in your community policing efforts.
From the Restorative Justice / Restorative Practices webinar series.
This document summarizes tips to obtain commitment to a project team.
Workshop 2B powerpoint
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® offers this document as a framework which youth-serving organizations can use to guide the development of their sexual abuse prevention program. It is intended to complement—not replace—existing resources for implementing effective policies and procedures.
This sample Memorandum of Agreement demonstrates a written agreement to create an enhanced level of communication and cooperation across tribal community corrections, state and federal agencies with a vested interest in reentry services and strategies to reduce recidivism.
Sample Probation Conditions for FASD Probationers
The SARA model is a commonly used problem-solving method in community policing.
This publication examines the benefits of incorporating restorative and community justice practices into sentencing and community corrections.
This document provides guidance to tribes on where an offender should report for registration, taking into consideration victim safety, availability of resources, logistics and law enforcement needs.
The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of the research and literature related to sex offender treatment, management, and reentry, and the implications of this research for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) adults and juveniles who commit sexual offenses.
This publication is the effort of those who have lived the nightmare of losing a sister or brother. It is to let them know others have shared their plight and have survived. It is to let them know that others understand their fears and, nonetheless, have gone on to live productive lives.
Spanish Version - This publication is the effort of those who have lived the nightmare of losing a sister or brother. It is to let them know others have shared their plight and have survived. It is to let them know that others understand their fears and, nonetheless, have gone on to live productive lives.
Website for the Office of Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking.
Learn more about becoming a sponsor, exhibitor and/or a vendor at the 2018 School Resource Officer Training Conference.
Get involved with the School Resource Officer Conference by becoming an exhibitor, vendor, or sponsor! Get all of the details in this brochure.
This document summarizes the stages of change as it relates to community policing team development.
Workshop 2D powperpt
This document provides tips on assessing and reassessing your strategic plan or community policing action plans.
The Tribal Justice System Planning Process (TJSPP) was developed to best meet the needs of the tribal grantees as they develop written strategic plans. The written plans are created through a data-informed planning process that guides justice system development to promote public safety and effective justice system operations.
This resource provides recommendations and best practice guidelines for working with alcohol and substance abusing offenders and assisting them in successful recovery and avoiding recidivism. It also explores key issues and recommendations related to treatment for offenders under community supervision, incarcerated individuals, offenders in pre-trial and diversion settings, etc.
Tribal community policing strategies highlighted in this report address issues such as substance abuse, gangs, and forming partnerships, all of which are public safety issues that many law
enforcement agencies face. The report also includes details on each promising practice, including outcomes and lessons learned.
This book was referenced in the Restorative Justice / Restorative Practices, Part 1 webinar.
This document summarizes the 4 stages of group development. (Bruce Tuckman)
Workshops 3C- 4C powerpoints
This document prepared by the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women examines 10 truths about justice involved women based on research over the last few decades. The goal of this document is to raise awareness of gender differences as they relate to enhancing approaches to working with justice-involved women.
This document contains six strategic goals for the delivery of services to human trafficking victims through the state of Tennessee, through consultation with the Department of Children's Services, Department of Health, Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
This study compared individuals convicted of possessing child pornography with no "hands on" sexual abuse of children and those with a history of child sexual abuse offending.
Written with the help of six persons who have experienced family abduction, this publication features valuable insights from a firsthand perspective. It is designed to provide the searching family, law enforcement, and mental health professionals with strategies to build a comprehensive, child-centered approach to recovery and healing.
Spanish Version - Written with the help of six persons who have experienced family abduction, this publication features valuable insights from a firsthand perspective. It is designed to provide the searching family, law enforcement, and mental health professionals with strategies to build a comprehensive, child-centered approach to recovery and healing.
This book was referenced in the Restorative Justice / Restorative Practices, Part 1, webinar.
This handout covers the webinar "The Impact of Social Media in Missing Children Cases.
The COPS Office Resource Information Center contains a library of valuable community policing publications, fact sheets, briefings, and other resources.
The COPS Office is a component within the U.S. Department of Justice dedicated to community policing.
A prevention of child abuse and neglect plan which identifies current rates of abuse and neglect and identifies risk factors for child maltreatment and provides a framework of prevention.
A task force was created to strengthen community policing and trust among law enforcement officers and the communities they serve. This publication documents task force recommendations, each with action items, organized around six main topic areas or
pillars: Building Trust and Legitimacy, Policy and
Oversight, Technology and Social Media, Community
Policing and Crime Reduction, Officer Training
and Education, and Officer Safety and Wellness.
This document describes the cognitive and grooming process a child sexual abuse offender progresses through from the initial thought of abuse to the act of abuse.
Preventing abduction guide
This policy brief presents the distilled research and critical thinking of a diverse group of local and national experts in the field of child sexual abuse and exploitation. This brief focuses on strategies that build on previous success within this field and hold the greatest promise for transforming communities and preventing child sexual abuse and exploitation.
Dining options available onsite during the Tribal Community Safety Summit
Shared resources and free digital copies of TLPI publications, work product created through various grants and partnerships since 1996.
Subscribe for open access to training that addresses your community concerns.
Select interviews from Tribal Probation Academy participants proclaiming the value of the training they receive at NCJTC Tribal Probation Academy and the need for such training.
This form is used to request financial assistance for lodging for the Tribal Probation Supervision Series.
Tribal Resources for Justice Systems and Law Enforcement focuses on law enforcement strategies concerning issues such as gangs, alcohol and substance abuse, and victimization in tribal communities. This CD-ROM contains more than 50 COPS Office, U.S. Department of Justice, and nongovernmental publications and resources, including statistics and links to tribal-focused public safety websites.
This spanish language publication outlines effective use of NCIC in missing and abducted child incidents
This report summarizes the Victims’ (Survivors’) Roundtable Meeting held on January 2007, which provided a forum for recovered victims of child abductions and family members of abducted children to talk about their experiences with law enforcement and evaluate law enforcements’ response in an effort to develop policy recommendations toward improvement of training efforts for effective law enforcement response to child abduction cases.
Plenary session powerpoint at conference
2013 Washington State domestic minor sex trafficking protocol for a victim-centered response by law enforcement, the courts, victim advocacy organizations, youth service agencies and other first responders will aid in identifying commercially sexually exploited children and those at risk of CSEC, in treating them as crime victims rather than criminals, and in providing these children the services they need.
Watch our new video to learn how NCJTC can help you affect lasting
and meaningful change in your community!
Resource for Native youth
A NCMEC guide on what to do if you see a child who appears lost
A research article reviewing prevention programs across the United States and identifying methodologies and principles used to assist practitioners in the creation of a more effective prevention program.
Sex trafficking, much like other forms of child abuse, can be difficult to detect because victims often hide their victimization and are reluctant to come forward and tell a parent or trusted person at school. This guide discusses characteristics of those vulnerable to becoming involved in sex trafficking, tips to protect children from victimization, signs of victimization parents should be aware of and a step by step action plan if you think a child might have been a victim of human trafficking.
When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide was written by parents who had experienced firsthand the trauma of a missing child and who wanted to help other parents facing the same overpowering loss. This guide was created to provide advice about what to do when your child is missing, whom to contact, and how to best assist law enforcement.
Spanish Edition - When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide was written by parents who had experienced firsthand the trauma of a missing child and who wanted to help other parents facing the same overpowering loss. This guide was created to provide advice about what to do when your child is missing, whom to contact, and how to best assist law enforcement.
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You’re Not Alone: The Journey from Abduction to Empowerment, was prepared with the assistance of young adults who were themselves abducted as children and who are walking the path of healing and recovery. It is designed to help others who experience abduction begin to put their lives back together.
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