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    Justice System Training & Research Institute

    The mission of the Roger Williams University Justice System Training & Research Institute is to provide high quality, academically challenging professional development training to justice system personnel, and to serve as an applied research resource and information provider for the criminal justice community to enhance the professionalism of the justice system.  The Institute will:

    • Encourage the development of critical thinking skills and the use of empirical data for problem solving and decision making.
    • Provide professional development training informed by best practices drawn from diverse academic disciplines to address contemporary issues.
    • Conduct regional seminars and conferences for the development of practical leadership skills.
    • Extend the practical application of Roger Williams University faculty conducted research resulting in models that can be duplicated and published nationally.
    • Utilize technology informed training as a means of enhancing "real world" performance.
    • Foster government, academic, and community partnerships.

    Justice System Training & Research Institute

    April 24 - May 5, 2017
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    April 25 - 27, 2017
    Internal Investigations:  The Role of the Patrol First Line Supervisor Seminar

    Hosted by the Central Massachusetts Chiefs Association at
    Ashburnham Police Department
    99 Central Street
    Ashburnham, MA

    May 8 - 10, 2017
    Internal Investigations:  The Role of the Patrol First Line Supervisor Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    May 31 - June 2, 2017
    Introduction to Public Information Officer Seminar

    RWU Richard L. Bready Mount Hope Bay Sailing and Education Center
    One Old Ferry Road
    Bristol, RI

    June 5, 2017
    RI Police Officers Bill of Rights Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    June 7 - 10, 2017
    Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    July 14, 18, 28, August 4, and 11, 2017
    RI State Victim Assistance Academy
    in Partnership with Familiy Service of Rhode Island

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    September 12 - 15, 2017
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI
    Bristol Harbor Inn Registration and Rates for this Course

    September 18 - 29, 2017
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI
    Bristol Harbor Inn Registration and Rates for this Course

    October 3 - 5 and November 7 - 9, 2017
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Executive Development Course
    (on-line segment starts September 25, 2017)

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI
    Bristol Harbor Inn Registration and Rates for this Course (October)
    Bristol Harbor Inn Registration and Rates for this Course (November)

    October 11 - 13, 2017
    FTO Coordinator Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI
    Bristol Harbor Inn Registration and Rates for this Course

    October 16 - 20, 2017
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI
    Bristol Harbor Inn Registration and Rates for this Course

    October 30 - November 2, 2017
    Internal Affairs Investigation Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI
    Bristol Harbor Inn Registration and Rates for this Course

    November 27- December 8, 2017
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI
    Bristol Harbor Inn Registration and Rates for this Course

    March 6 - 9, 2018
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    April 9 - 20, 2018
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    April 25 - 27, 2018
    Internal Investigations:  The Role of the Patrol First Line Supervisor Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    May 1 - 4, 2018
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    For further information, please contact Assistant Director, Denise Owens (401-254-3320) or Liz Campo (401-254-3731), Administrative Assistant to the School of Justice Studies.