February 2018

JTIC Releases Desktop Version of Safeguarding Houses of Worship Tool

In addition to the popular iOS and Android versions of the Justice Technology Information Center (JTIC) Safeguarding Houses of Worship security planning app, vetted public safety professionals now can also request a new desktop version of the tool. To request access to the new fillable PDF version or the download instructions for either of the apps, send an E-mail to asknlectc@justnet.org from an agency E-mail address (not a personal E-mail).

New JTIC Video Series on Evidence-based Policing Available on YouTube

“Examining Evidence-based Policing Practices and Programs” is available to watch on the JUSTNET YouTube channel at https://tinyurl.com/yazlcs77. This new Justice Technology Information Center-produced video series features interviews with speakers from the first-ever conference held by the American Society of Evidence-Based Policing. Topics covered include: • Collecting Near Miss Data to Improve Training; • Reducing Call Loads Through Evidence-based Policing; • Engaging Officers for Effective Evidence-based Policing; • The Link Between Emotional Intelligence, Evidence-based Policing and Trust; and • A Look…

Spotlight on Safety Highlights Cybersecurity and Officer Safety

The Bureau of Justice Assistance VALOR Program has released the latest Spotlight on Safety, “Cybersecurity and Officer Safety: Increase Awareness, Assess Your Information, and Protect Your Digital Footprint.” It provides information to help law enforcement personnel stay safe in today’s digital climate. Resources include an article, resources and printable posters. You can access the spotlight at https://tinyurl.com/yabtq88b.