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2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice

July 22 - July 25 | Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel | #CJFORUM

Workshop presentations are now available to download! See the Agenda section.

Integrating Policy, Research and Technology to Improve Public Safety

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA), the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) and the IJIS Institute (IJIS), the National Forum on Criminal Justice showcases programs, research and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision makers in states, local communities and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues. It is the only criminal justice conference that brings together leaders from federal, state, local and tribal government and the public and private sector to share real world strategies and solutions from around the country.

Thanks for Attending the 2017 Conference!

Thank you to all who helped make the 2017 conference in Long Beach a success! The conference agenda, speaker bios, and workshop presentations are available to download here.

Topics for the 2017 conference included: access to data; reducing recidivism; human trafficking; pretrial justice; body worn camera policies; state-level victimization surveys; social media for state agencies; accessing emergency Byrne JAG funding; crisis intervention training; addressing the needs of the mentally ill; using criminal history records; the internet of safe cities; grants management; strategic planning and more.

See You Next Year in Fort Worth!

The 2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice will be held Sunday, July 22 - Wednesday, July 25 at the  Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. Registration will open in the Spring.


For questions about the Forum, please contact Bethany Broida, NCJA Director of Communications, at bbroida@ncja.org. For technical assistance, contact Janene Scelza, NCJA Web Manager, at jscelza@ncja.org.