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New training to help law enforcement agencies assist officers, families coping with line-of-duty deaths, suicide and PTSD
New York State is offering a unique training program for law enforcement today in Utica, aimed at giving agencies resources and information to better address critical incidents, such as the death of one of their own in the line of duty or as a result of suicide.
The state Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) developed the TRAUMA (Trauma Resources and Unified Management Assistance) program as part of its mission to offer trainings for law enforcement agencies and officers so they can better serve their communities.
Adopted Regulation Regarding Executive Compensation
The Commissioner of the Division of Criminal Justice Services has adopted the following regulation governing the use of State funds and State-authorized payments in connection with certain providers providing program services to members of the public pursuant to Executive Order No. 38 issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Jan. 18, 2012. Commencing on July 1, 2013, the limits on allowable administrative expenses and executive compensation pursuant to this regulation shall be effective and applicable to each covered provider on the first day of each providerís respective covered reporting period.
Updated Re-entry Information now Available
The Office of Probation and Correctional Alternatives has revised and updated information about the state’s re-entry initiatives, which are designed to assist individuals who have been released from prison make a successful transition back to their communities.
Professionals who work with former offenders are encouraged to review this updated offender re-entry information, accessible by clicking the “Re-Entry Initiatives” link in the menu at the left.
A variety of news and information is highlighted, including detailed information about state-supported County Re-Entry Task Forces, which operate in 19 communities across New York; editions of Re-Entry Today, which detail upcoming training opportunities, best practices and task force performance measures; and links to recorded training webinars that professionals can watch at their convenience.
This information will be updated often to reflect emerging news, programs and initiatives. We welcome your suggestions, feedback and news that showcase the re-entry initiatives in your communities. Those items can be sent to Margaret Chretien at dcjsopcaCRTF@dcjs.ny.gov
New Location for DCJS Offices
The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services is now located in the Alfred E. Smith State Office Building in downtown Albany. All agency telephone numbers remain the same. The agency's new address is:
New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services
Alfred E. Smith Building
80 South Swan St.
Albany, New York 12210