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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

    September 6 - 8, and October 11 - 13, 2016 (On-site sessions)
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Executive Development Course
    August 29 - October 13, 2016 (On-line sessions)
    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    September 19 - 30, 2016
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course 
    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    October 3 - 6, 2016
    Internal Affairs Investigation Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    October 24 - 28, 2016
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    November 9 - 10, 2016
    Public Safety Pre-Employment Background Investigation Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI 

    November 15 - 18, 2016
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    November 28 - December 9, 2016
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI  

    February 21 - 24, 2017
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    March 7 - 9, 2017
    Internal Investigations:  The Role of the Patrol First Line Supervisor Seminar
    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    March 20 - 24, 2017
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    April 18 - 21, 2017
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

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