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.

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Captains Adam Crook, William Serpa, and Matthew Gravini, of the Massachusetts State Police (participants in the COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Executive Development Course) with JST&RI Director David Lambert, Ph.D. celebrate October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the specially marked Massachusetts State Police Cruiser.

 

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Chief John Moore (ret.), Holliston, MA Police Department donates handmade blue line flag to the Justice System Training & Research Institute.  The Blue represents the officer and the courage they find deep inside when faced with unbelievable odds. The Black background was designed as a constant reminder of our fallen brother and sister officers.

Justice System Training & Research Institute Professional Development Schedule

May 31, 2019
RI Police Prosecution Officers Seminar

Roger Williams University 
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI  
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2489882

June 3 - 4, 2019
Cognitive Interview Seminar
Roger Williams University 
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI  
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2489884

June 4 - 6, 2019
Public Information Officer (PIO) Seminar & Practicum         
CANCELLED – WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR THE FALL
Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2435956

June 17 - 20, 2019
Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

Hosted by the Nashua Police Department
0 Panther Drive
Nashua, NH

July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, and August 6, 2019
11th Annual Rhode Island State Victim Assistance Academy
Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI

July 10, 2019
Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety
Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI

August 20 & 21, 2019
Grant Writing Seminar for Public Safety
Roger Williams University 
Gabelli School of Business Room SB 222
1 Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI  02809  
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2504079

September 9 - 12, 2019
Internal Affairs Investigation Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2498687

September 17, 2019
Planning for Retirement in Public Safety
Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI

September 30 - October 11, 2019
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2498707
 

On-line October 7- 14; classroom October 15 - 17; on-line October 18 - November 18; classroom November 19 - 21, 2019
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Executive Development Course
Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations for October:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2498735
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations for November: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2498752

October 21 - 15, 2019
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2498743

November 5 - 7, 2019
FTO Coordinator Seminar

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2498747

November 12 - 15, 2019
Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2498750

December 2 - 13, 2019
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2498759

March 2 - 6, 2020
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2530299

March 23 - April 3, 2020
COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Residence & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2530325

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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