2019 National Cyber Crime Conference

April 29 – May 1, 2019

The National Cyber Crime Conference is hosted by the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. The event will provide extensive training full of instructions and conversations regarding the most recent and challenging cyber concerns for law enforcement.


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Violent Crime Reduction Operations Guide:

Developed by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Major Cities Chiefs Association, this guide is intended to identify the critical elements of violent crime reduction efforts.

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Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders

Offering actions that first responders can take to protect themselves from exposure; when exposure occurs; and when they or their partners exhibit signs of intoxication.

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Fentanyl: The Real Deal Video

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Five in 5

The Criminal intelligence Coordinating Council’s (CICC) Five in 5 is a snapshot of law enforcement and criminal intelligence-related articles, resources, and research that may be of interest to CICC members and partners working to improve the nation’s ability to develop and share criminal intelligence. Read the Latest Edition   or   View the Archives

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Managing Change: Transitioning to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS)

NIBRS takes UCR Program data to the next level by capturing wide-ranging details on crime incidents and separate offenses within the same incident, including information on victims, known offenders, relationships between victims and offenders, arrestees, and property. Law enforcement agencies around the country have started making the transition to NIBRS and are already seeing the benefits. The video below highlights agencies that are implementing NIBRS.

Video: www.fbi.gov/nibrs

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Alerts Save Lives: A Unified Message Regarding the Need to Support Nationwide Alerts:

This message defines the different alerts types, stresses the import role alerts play in law enforcement and community member safety, and what steps are being taken to further enhance alert processes. https://it.ojp.gov/GIST/1206/Alerts-Save-Lives--A-Unified-Message-Regarding-the-Need-to-Support-Nationwide-Alerts

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Officers, Students, and Community Join the TEAM

The Teaching, Educating, and Mentoring School Liaison Program (TEAM) is a school-based, law-related education program taught by specially trained law enforcement officers. TEAM is a proactive effort to make schools and communities safer, promote responsible citizenship, and encourage positive character traits. The program can be tailored to something as brief as one session on an area of particular need for a school or expanded to a longer series of sessions on a variety of topics.  The program helps build a relationship between the community and local law enforcement, and school administrators know whom to contact if they have an issue.

Overdose Death Rates by State: New Maps and Tables

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added 2017 data to its Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) database for drug overdose deaths.  The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Training and Technical Assistance Center (PDMP TTAC) has extracted WONDER data and has published maps and tables that show overdose death rates for each state for all drugs, prescription drugs, and illicit drugs with a further breakdown for opioids, which is available in its Research Clearinghouse.

Webinar: Cyber Threat Landscape Update Spring 2019

The cost of cybercrime worldwide will reach $2 trillion by 2019, a massive increase from 2015’s $500 billion costs.  While the statistics on the costs of cybercrime are mindboggling, there are very real ways law enforcement and justice professionals can arm themselves to fight cybercrime.

This no-cost webinar, hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse, will provide information regarding the changing cyber threat environment that local and regional government law enforcement organizations should be aware of, including:

  • Current and emerging malware and threat trends

  • New tactics, techniques, and procedures

  • Active malicious cyber actors

  • How to combat these perpetrators and protect your networks

    Date:  April 11, 2019

    Time:  1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., ET

Call for Nominations: IACP/Thomson Reuters Excellence in Criminal Investigations Award

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is seeking nominations for the IACP/Thomson Reuters Excellence in Criminal Investigations Award.  This award recognizes exceptional innovation in managing and conducting criminal investigations, with the goal of sharing information to advance the art and science of criminal investigations.  Eligible agencies, departments, police units, or task forces must engage or participate in criminal investigations.  The nominated investigation must be currently ongoing or have been completed in the 2018 calendar year. An investigation nominated for this award in a previous year is ineligible.

Nomination deadline:  May 17, 2019

National Sheriffs’ Association: Annual Conference and Exposition

The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) Annual Conference and Exhibition provides a platform for lively debate on law enforcement issues that matter most, sheriff and police officer training and exhibits that are second to none, networking opportunities, and the latest in programs and training in crime-fighting techniques.  There are more than 60 seminars and workshops covering all aspects of the responsibilities of a sheriff’s office, including, but not limited to, law enforcement, jail operations, service of process, prisoner transportation, court security, and judicial security.

Where:  Louisville, Kentucky

When:  June 15–19, 2019

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