COPS Information Technology Training Workshops

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Institute for Law and Justice

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Sponsored by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
U.S. Department of Justice


Completed Conferences

Through these workshops COPS offered MORE grantees the opportunity to learn more about technology planning, acquisition, implementation, program compliance, and assessment. Key topics include: Strategic IT Planning for Community Policing, Writing RFPs and Other Procurement Options, How Technology Drives Organizational Change, Information Technology Implementation Challenges, Dealing with IT Vendors, Project Management Techniques, and Getting Technical Assistance. Examples of technologies covered include: computer assisted dispatch, records management systems, automated booking, laptops (hard- and software), Internet use, crime analysis/mapping, and more.

Southern Region;       Hyatt Regency, Austin, TX     Feb. 28-29, 2000
Western Region;       Marriott Mission Valley, San Diego, CA.     Apr. 10-11, 2000
Northeast Region;       Marriott Newton (Boston), MA     May 1-2, 2000
Midwest Region     Chicago (Northbrook), IL     June 19-20, 2000
Southeast Region     Washington, DC     July 31-August 1, 2000

Continuing Distance Learning

The COPS office has continued supporting these topics with Distance Learning for information technology acquisition.  More about these efforts may be found on ILJ's Training page.

Course Materials


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