The Authority invites you to a conference for local governments on innovative approaches to serious crimes and high levels of gun violence. Participating jurisdictions must bring a multidisciplinary team to learn from national and local experts. Participating jurisdictions may be eligible for funding and technical assistance to develop and implementing the focused and collaborative strategies that will be discussed.
The conference wil be held November 4-5, 2015 in Peoria, Illinois at the Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette.
Sponsored by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, City of Peoria, U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Central District of Illinois, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and Joyce Foundation.
This conference is recommended to multidisciplinary teams in the following jurisdictions:
Multidisciplinary teams include:
Presenters share how they responded to a 2011 spike in gun-related homicides by partnering with crime control experts at the National Network for Safe Communities.
In this presentation, Mr. Kennedy describes the most effective strategies for reducing group violence, the essential components, and successes throughout the country.
A regional approach to gun trafficking investigations under way in the Cook County/NW Indiana area will be highlighted. In addition, panelists provide an overview of ballistic imaging technology and the benefits of comprehensive evidence collection. Firearm tracing through the ATF eTrace system and collective data sharing also are also discussed.
For more information, e-mail: Mike.Carter@illinois.gov
Illinois Partnerships & Strategies to Reduce Violent Crime is supported by Grant #2011-DJ-BX-0015, awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Funding may be used for presenter travel and lodging expenses, venue fees, production costs, and pre-approved participant lodging.