Northwest Professional Consortium (NPC) Research Associates Anna Malsch and Paige Harrison presented research on drug courts and reentry courts to attendees of the annual Oregon Judicial conference in Gleneden Beach, OR, on Oct. 22, 2013. The session was organized to address questions related to Oregon HB 3194, enacted in July 2013.
In this ongoing column, the Northwest Professional Consortium (NPC) presents the Top 10 drug court best practices, one practice at a time, with a brief discussion of each practice. In this issue, NPC presents the #6 practice in the Top 10 best practices for reducing recidivism.
This report from the International Association of Chiefs of Police summarizes the attitudes, knowledge, and practices of nearly 1,000 law enforcement leaders nationwide on strengthening the role of law enforcement in the juvenile justice system.
Written by leading public health and criminal justice researchers, “Changing Course” provides principles to help practitioners and policymakers make decisions based on the best available evidence to prevent kids from joining a gang.
The importance of community collaborating cannot be underestimated. Through collaboration, the community becomes an invested partner in the effort to keep tribal neighborhoods livable and streets safe.
This free two-day course sponsored by the Poarch Creek Indians Tribal Police Department will train criminal justice practitioners in best practices of collecting and reporting crime data.
This training is meant for:
Northwest Gang Investigators Association, Puyallup Tribe of Indians, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Washington, and Western States Information Network
This training is being offered to sworn law enforcement officers. This is a specialized curriculum for tribal law enforcement officers who encounter gangs on the street and for state and local officers who work with them. Tribal law enforcement officers will be given priority for attendance. This class will provide basic, entry-level training to:
• Officers newly assigned to work with street gangs.
• Officers with limited experience, but little formal training in street gang investigations.