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

 

January 29 - 30, 2019
Drone Pilot FAA Certification Test Preparation Seminar

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations Link:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2435930

February 11, 2019
Risk Management Seminar

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations Link:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2435940

February 13, 2019
Financial Crime Seminar

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations Link:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2435942

February 27, 2019
Police Mediation Seminar

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations Link:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2435948

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 23 - 25, 2019
Internal Investigations:  The Role of the Patrol First Line Supervisor

Roger Williams University
Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
144 Anthony Road
Portsmouth, RI
Bristol Harbor Inn Reservations Link:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/98227?groupID=2255697

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

June 4 - 6, 2019
Public Information Officer Seminar

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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