People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are over-represented in every part of the criminal justice system, including as victims and suspects or defendants. Prosecutors, who may encounter individuals with I/DD in a variety of ways, do not always have a full understanding of these types of disabilities or their potential impact on resolving cases.
U.S. Rep. Mark Walker presents Guilford County Deputy Matthew Self with the Congressional Badge of Bravery at a service on Monday. Self was shot while on a domestic violence call in 2017.
This April 22, 2019, webinar provided details and guidance for potential applicants to BJA's STOP School Violence Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Program and STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program solicitations.
During this video, Dr. Angela Williamson, the BJA Senior Forensic Policy Advisor, shares information about different aspects of BJA's Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) and how it is being used to reduce the backlog of unsubmitted kits.
Hosted by the BJA National Training and Technical Assistance Center in partnership with the Denver, Colorado Police Department, this October 19, 2016, webinar provided the criminal justice community with information about the Denver Crime Lab, including how their customer-focused philosophy has helped solve crime.