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

June 26 - 29, 2017
Field Training & Evaluation Program Course
Hosted by Providence Police Department

Providence Police Academy
200 Chad Brown Street
Providence, 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

July 20 - 21, 2017
Grant Writing Seminar for Public Safety
School of Engineering, Computing, and Construction Management, Room SE206
Roger Williams Unviersity
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI

August 7 – 10, 2017
Field Training & Evaluation Program Course Hosted by Nashua (NH) Police Department        
Nashua Police Department
0 Panther Drive
Nashua, NH

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 14 - 15, 2017
Public Safety Pre-Employment Background Investigation Seminar

Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI

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

March 19 – 23, 2018  
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course   
Roger Williams University Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI

April 3 - 4, 2018
Public Safety Pre-Employment Background Investigation Seminar

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

June 6 – 9, 2018
Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences 42nd Annual Conference – “Financial Crime:  The Necessity of Public/Private Partnerships in an Effort to Follow the Money”

Roger Williams University 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.

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