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

Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn hotel reservationshttp://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=1785343&hotelID=98227

April 30, 2018
Property & Evidence Room Management Seminar
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Hotel Reservations: http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=2105034&hotelID=98227

April 30 - May 3, 2018
Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Hotel Reservations: http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=1785349&hotelID=98227

May 7 - 8, 2018
Strategic Planning Seminar

Roger Williams University 
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Hotel Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2119696

May 21 - 24, 2018
Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

Hosted by Brewster (MA) Police Department
631 Harwich Road
Brewster, MA
Bristol Harbor Inn Hotel Reservations: 
https://reservations.travelclick.com/17713?groupID=2131880

May 23, 2018
RI Police Officer Bill of Rights Seminar

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


May 30 - June 1, 2018
Introductory Public Information Officer Seminar

Roger Williams University
Bready Sailing Center
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Hotel Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2119702

June 5, 2018
Drones: An Introduction for Law Enforcement, Municipal Services, and Public Use
Roger Williams University Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Hotel Reservations:  - https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2218847

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

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
RISVAA Registration Form (PDF)

August 27 - 30, 2018
Internal Affairs Investigation Course

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

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

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 

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

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

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

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

November 13 - 15, 2018
FTO Coordinator Seminar

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

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

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

March 18 - 22, 2019
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course

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

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

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

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

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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