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How Justice Agencies Can Implement and Benefit from Sentinel Event Reviews (Webinar)

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The National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) Sentinel Events Initiative takes a learning approach to error in the criminal justice system. This approach advocates for non-blaming, forward-looking, all-stakeholder event reviews of negative criminal justice outcomes, which might include a death in custody, routine police encounter that escalates to violence, wrongful conviction, or "near miss" in which a negative event is narrowly avoided. Drawing on years of research, stakeholder input, and beta projects, NIJ launched a National Demonstration Project in 2018 to implement sentinel event reviews across the country.

This webinar will lay out the sentinel events approach and discuss successes, challenges, and lessons learned from the demonstration project.

Date Created: December 6, 2019