Highlights

The International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management is July 20-24. NIJ’s Thom Feucht will speak on the Sentinel Events Initiative, which explores an all stakeholder, nonblaming approach to learning about errors in the criminal justice system. The symposium is hosted by NIST.

Learn more about this event.

The Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence selected the NIJ-supported Detroit Sexual Assault Kit Action Research Project, as well as the Office on Violence Against Women-funded 400 Project, to receive the 2015 MCEDSV Wave of Change Award for their work on unsubmitted sexual assault kits. Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Campbell and the project teams!

Scholarships to Attend IACP 2015

IACP 2015. Chicago, Illinois.

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Law Enforcement Advancing Data & Science Mid-rank officers can now apply for scholarships to attend the 2015 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Annual Conference and Expo where they can take part in exclusive education and networking opportunities. Applications are due July 10, 2015.

Learn more about this program.

Public Safety Standards and Guides

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Developing an emergency operations center? Looking to improve incident site credentialing? NIJ offers public safety professionals and first responders free access to the ASTM Compass portal to help agencies use best practices.

Register for NIJ access today.