Training and Technical Assistance Events


You are invited to register to attend Western Community Policing Institute’s Tribal Law Enforcement Executive Symposium: “Breaking Down Tribal Jurisdictional Walls” May 10-11, 2017, Kah-Nee-Ta Resort, Warm Springs, OR. Join us in Warm Springs Oregon for two days of informative training that explores the challenges and successes in overcoming tribal law enforcement jurisdictional barriers. During this conference experts will share how they are successfully working to break down barriers that limit tribal law enforcement jurisdictional authority. Highlighted in the conference will be Oregon’s historic approach to successfully overcoming the barriers that have limited Oregon’s tribal law enforcement authority. This conference will feature experts representing tribal and non-tribal law enforcement, legal services, policy makers, tribal council, and elected representatives. All public tribal and non-tribal safety stakeholders are encouraged to attend.

Drug Identification and Recognition to Support Tribal Justice, May 8-17, 2017

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College is hosting a two-day conference to help participants learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, dissociative anesthetics, and various drug combinations. Examine current drug trends and the legal considerations related to drug investigations. This two-day conference takes place in three different locations:

May 8-9; Bowler, WI

May 1-1-12; Odanah, WI

May 16-17; Neah Bay, WA


Register for this two-day conference online here.

Drug Abuse Detection Training; May 18, 2017; Neah Bay, WA

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College is hosting a one-day workshop to help participants learn the seven-step approach to drug influence and identification, which includes pulse, horizontal gaze nystagmus, vertical nystagmus, lack of convergence, pupillary comparison, pupil reaction, and Romberg stand. Participants will gain an understanding in how the eyes react to drug influence and the effects on the central nervous system. You will practice what you have learned using hands-on activities. Register for this event online here.

Tribal Oriented Policing Strategies; May 16-17, 2017; Welch, MN

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College is hosting a two-day conference to help participants explore strategies to enhance collaboration between law enforcement agencies and the community to reduce crime and improve community quality of life. Practice working in organized problem solving teams to develop an action plan using community policing principles to address specific public safety threats in your community. Register for this event online here.

Indian Country Strangulation and Suffocation Seminar, June 6-9, 2017

The Department of Justice's National Indian Country Training Initiative (NICTI), together with the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention, is holding an Indian Country Strangulation and Suffocation Seminar on June 6-9, 2017, at the National Advocacy Center (NAC). Strangulation is a lethal form of violence and is common in domestic violence and sexual assault cases. This three and one-half day course is designed for experienced federal and tribal multi-disciplinary professionals (prosecutors, law enforcement officers, advocates, medical professionals) who work domestic violence and sexual assault cases in Indian Country. This course will provide an in-depth examination of the mechanics of strangulation and suffocation from a medical, legal, law enforcement and advocacy perspective.

Participants are encouraged to register as a team; for example, a prosecutor and investigator or a prosecutor and a medical provider may register as a team. Individual registrations will also be considered. Training Officers/SACs/SSRAs are invited to nominate individuals from their division or department who would benefit from this training opportunity.

DEADLINE: Please complete the registration form for each of your nominees and return as directed on the form. Nominations are due by Friday, March 31, 2017.

The Department of Justice will cover all travel related expenses for those students accepted into the class. There is no tuition charge. For additional information, contact Leslie A. Hagen, National Indian Country Training Coordinator, U.S. Department of Justice,

Accessing Grants to Strengthen Tribal Justice System Capacity Webinar

The webinar, created by the Education Development Center in coordination with the Department of Justice, provides important information to assist tribes with preparing to write and submit complex grant applications such as the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

The webinar focuses on strategies to:

•             Read and comprehend a complex grant solicitation;

•             Coordinate a robust grant-writing team;

•             Identify and articulate the needs of your community through data driven processes;

•             Generate and capture ideas and solutions from your community; and

•             Organize key community players to execute the proposed program.

View the Webinar Recording

Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation Webinar Series

View Previously Recorded CTAS 2016 Applicant Webinars and Presentation Documents

Updated April 21, 2017