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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 training to public safety personnel, and to serve as an applied research resource and information provider for the criminal justice community to enhance the professionalism of public safety personnel as they effectively police with the community.

    We will:

    • Encourage the development of critical thinking skills and the use of empirical data for problem solving and decision making.
    • Provide 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 1 - 2, 2016
    Leadership Development Seminar and Practicum

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    June 6 - 9, 2016
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Hosted by Greenwich Police Department
    11 Bruce Place
    Greenwich, CT

    June 8 - 11, 2016
    Northeast Association of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI 

    June 22 – 24, 2016
    Introduction to Public Information Officer Seminar
    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    July 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 2016
    RI State Victim Assistance Academy

    In partnership with Family Service of RI
    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    August 17 - 18, 2016
    Grant Writing Seminar for Public Safety

    Roger Williams University School of Business, SB222
    One Old Ferry Road
    Bristol, RI 

    September 6 - 8, and October 11 - 13, 2016 (On-site sessions)
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Executive Development Course
    August 29 - October 13, 2016 (On-line sessions)

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    September 14 - 16, 2016
    FTO Coordinator Seminar

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    September 19 - 30, 2016
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    October 3 - 7, 2016
    Internal Affairs Investigation Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    October 24 - 28, 2016
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  Mid-Management Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    November 15 - 18, 2016
    Field Training & Evaluation Program Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    November 28 - December 9, 2016
    COMMAND TRAINING SERIES:  First Line Supervisor Course

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI  

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

    Baypoint Inn & Conference Center
    144 Anthony Road
    Portsmouth, RI

    March 7 - 9, 2017
    Internal Investigations:  The Role of the Patrol First Line Supervisor Seminar
    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

    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

    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.