The Collaborative Reform Initiative for Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC) program provides critical and tailored technical assistance resources to state, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies on a wide variety of topics. It features a “by the field, for the field” approach while delivering individualized technical assistance using leading experts in a range of public safety, crime reduction, and community policing topics. CRI-TAC is a public service and offered at no-cost to your agency.
Request Technical Assistance
To help us best serve you, please include the following information: 1) Name of your agency 2) Number of sworn officers 3) Size of population served 4) Topic and service requested 5) Contact information
CRI-TAC staff will work with you to provide a customized solution. Types of services the CRI-TAC can provide include:
- Resource Referral
Toolkits, reports, and other relevant publications
- Web-based Training
Recorded webinars and live online training
- In-person Training
Existing and customized on-site training
- Virtual Mentoring
Personnel from the requesting agency will be connected with subject matter experts to share information and promising practices via phone or video conference call.
- Meeting Facilitation
Subject matter experts will assist in facilitating meetings among agency members and other public and private sector stakeholders
Areas of Assistance
Technical assistance encompasses a host of methods including training, peer-to-peer consultation, analysis, coaching, and strategic planning. Participating agencies identify areas of assistance to best suit their local needs, which may include the following:
The CRI-TAC understands that each technical assistance request is unique and are open to exploring other services should specific needs arise. With that said, there are certain costs that cannot be offered through the CRI-TAC project, such as personnel and equipment needs.