National Center for Rural Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Institute-University of Arkansas System
DOJ Training area of focus: Information Sharing
The Tribal Justice Information Sharing System is a project designed to provide training and technical assistance resources to Tribal law enforcement and other Tribal criminal justice practitioners nationwide. Technical assistance is available on-line from our existing web site www.tjiss.net or by calling our toll free help desk at 1-877-47-TJISS
(85477). A Crime Data Collection and Reporting video tutorial and an electronic manual for training purposes are also available from the project web site. The tutorial and video provide Tribal law enforcement personnel with tools to assist them in learning to collect and report their crime data by use of UCR or NIBRS. Technical assistance available upon request includes the following:
• Model policies and procedures
• Job descriptions
• Mutual aid agreements
• Work schedules
• Agency technology self assessment work sheets
• Tribal Justice Information Sharing Training and Technical Assistance Needs Assessment
• Mentoring for new Tribal chiefs of police
• TribalShare list serve available to Tribal Criminal Justice Practitioners
In addition to the Crime Data Collection and Reporting video tutorial and an electronic manual for training purposes the project staff is in the process of developing a two (2) day hands-on Crime Data Collection and Reporting training course which will be delivered at ten (10) Tribal locations nationwide. The dates and locations of these course deliveries are not yet determined, however will be marketed nationwide and posted to the project web site well in advance of each training date. This course will be delivered utilizing a blended learning approach that incorporates instructor led classroom lecture in conjunction with hands-on lab applications by use of a mobile computer training lab.
The National Center for Rural Law Enforcement target audience includes Tribal law enforcement personnel and Tribal criminal justice practitioners. Training and Technical assistance is not limited to tribes that have been awarded federal grants such as CTAS.
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