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

July 10, 17, 24, 31, and August 7, 2018
RI State Victim Assistance Academy

Presented in Partnership with Family Service of Rhode Island
Roger Williams University Baypoint Inn & Conference Cener
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI

August 20, 2018
Breaking the Brass Ceiling:  Career Planning for Women Seeking Leadership Roles and Responsibilities in Policing
Roger Williams University Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2279686

August 22 - 23, 2018
Drone Pilot FAA Certification Test Preparation Seminar
CLASS IS FULL

Roger Williams University Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2279704

August 23 - 24, 2018
Grant Writing Seminar for Public Safety

Roger Williams University Gabelli School of Business, SB222
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2334147

August 27 - 30, 2018
Internal Affairs Investigation Course

Roger Williams University 
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255710

September 10 - 12, 2018
New England Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Meeting & Conference

Ashworth by the Sea
295 Ocean Boulevard
Hampton, NH

September 17 - 28, 2018
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255652

October 2 - 4, 2018 and November 6 - 8, 2018 (On-site)
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Executive Development Course

(On-line session starts September 24th)
Roger Williams University 
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI 
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations for October:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255662
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations for November: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255677

October 9 - 10, 2018
Pre-Employment Background Investigation Seminar for Public Safety

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI

October 16 - 19, 2018
Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

Roger Williams University 
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255668

October 22 - 26, 2018
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255669

October 30 - November 2, 2018
Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

Hosted by the Southeast Massachusetts Chiefs Training Committee
Plymouth Police Department
20 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA

November 13 - 15, 2018
FTO Coordinator Seminar

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255680

November 20, 2018
Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI

November 26 - December 7, 2018
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255682

March 5 - 8, 2019
Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI 
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255687 

March 18 - 22, 2019
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course
Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255690

April 1 - 12, 2019
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255693

April 30 - May 3, 2019
Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

Roger Williams University 
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI  
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255701

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.

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