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    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

    February 21 - 24, 2017
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    March 6, 2017
    Risk Management Seminar for Law Enforcement Leaders

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    March 20 - 24, 2017
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    March 21 - 24, 2017
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Hosted by the Southeastern Massachusetts Police Chiefs Association
    at the
    Plymouth Police Department
    20 Long Pond Road
    Plymouth, MA

    March 30 - 31, 2017
    Strategic Planning for Police Leaders

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    April 10 - 11, 2017
    Public Safety Pre-Employment Background Investigation Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    April 13, 2017
    RI Police Prosecution Officer Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    April 17, 2017
    Property and Evidence Room Management Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    April 18 - 21, 2017
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    April 24 - May 5, 2017
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    April 25 - 27, 2017
    Internal Investigations:  The Role of the Patrol First Line Supervisor Seminar

    Hosted by the Central Massachusetts Chiefs Association at
    Ashburnham Police Department
    99 Central Street
    Ashburnham, MA

    May 8 - 10, 2017
    Internal Investigations:  The Role of the Patrol First Line Supervisor Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    May 31 - June 2, 2017
    Introduction to Public Information Officer Seminar

    RWU Richard L. Bready Mount Hope Bay Sailing and Education Center
    One Old Ferry Road
    Bristol, RI

    June 5, 2017
    RI Police Officers Bill of Rights Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    June 7 - 10, 2017
    Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, 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

    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.