Today, the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service (CRS) launched a Spanish-language version of its website: justice.gov/crs-espanol . The site provides information in Spanish on the agency’s work and resources for community leaders, government officials, law enforcement, educational organizations, and other stakeholders to understand the services CRS offers.
On Memorial Day, our Nation unites in remembrance of the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who gave their lives to defend our freedoms. Those who have fallen in defense of our country have earned an honor that must be recognized by both our words and our deeds.
On May 28, the Kyiv Patrol Police Academy (PPA) of Ukraine received a top award in educational excellence at the annual international exhibition “Modern Educational Institutions, World Edu” in Kyiv, Ukraine.
On May 27, ICITAP’s Police Development Advisory Council (IPDAC) hosted a webinar titled “Gathering Strength Through Adversity: A Conversation with Commissioner Danielle Outlaw.” This was the eighth in ICITAP’s webinar series, which focuses on law enforcement leadership and police reform in the United States.
Two of OVW’s grant programs focus on culturally specific services for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. By funding organizations that affirm the victims’ culture, we help effectively address barriers such as language, communication differences and other issues that impact trust. Addressing culture is essential, explains one of the leaders in this area – Dr. Tricia Bent-Goodley, a professor at Howard University who has spent decades as a social worker...
On May 20, ICITAP partnered with the Costa Rica Judicial Investigations Department (OIJ) to deliver a webinar on the application of Lean Six Sigma process improvement in the forensic laboratory. ICITAP has supported two groups from the OIJ with training in Lean Six Sigma upon which several members of the laboratory obtained Green Belt status.
On May 19, ICITAP-Ukraine’s mission advisory team delivered an extremely detailed and well-organized presentation with tremendous graphics and videos to 152 interagency and international partners about ICITAP’s law enforcement assistance and security mission, covering the context, history, successes, challenges, and opportunities of ICITAP’s work in Ukraine.
Today we mark the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s groundbreaking decision in Brown v. Board of Education , when the Court declared that “separate but equal” was no longer the law of the land. We mark this occasion by reflecting on the promise of Brown and on our unfinished work to deliver on that promise 67 years later.
On May 17, the ICITAP-Kosovo mission reported that, during April 2021, the ICITAP Correction Intelligence Unit (CIU) team conducted virtual training focused on the Kosovo Correctional Service (KCS) mid and senior level leadership.
On May 16, the ICITAP-Somalia Mission awarded Certificates of Achievement and Completion of Training to select members of the ICITAP-mentored Somali Police Force (SPF) Police Information Unit (PIU).