Training and Technical Assistance
The Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) CenTF Program offers the classroom-based Task Force Commanders Training through a two-day on-site training. This training covers a variety of topics designed to assist task force commanders and other law enforcement leaders in making appropriate decisions regarding task force administration and operations planning and management. The goal of the training is to empower task force decision makers with knowledge and tools for proactive planning strategies to effectively and ethically make cases, while increasing safety to the agents and the community.
Topics covered in this training include the following:
- Task Force Leadership
- Policies and Procedures
- Personnel and Training
- Operational Planning
- Confidential Informant Management
- Risk Management
- Managing Critical Incidents
Upcoming Onsite Training Events
Center for Task Force Leadership and Integrity (CTFLI) Online Training
The BJA CenTF Program supports CTFLI, a series of online trainings for vetted law enforcement professionals that offers no-cost, specialized training and resources focused on reducing liability and enhancing the safety and effectiveness of task forces. This self-paced training focuses on organizational and operational concepts of successful task force management and privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties issues related to task force operations. The online training, previous housed on the Web site www.ctfli.org, is now provide on this CenTF Web site through the Online Training Portal. Some of the online training on this portion of the Web site are required training for law enforcement task forces by special condition of a BJA JAG Byrne grant.
Technical Assistance (TA)
The CenTF Program also offers customized, no-cost technical assistance to agencies. CenTF subject-matter experts (SMEs) meet the needs of the requesting agency by identifying objectives and developing a tailored approach.
Available CenTF TA services include the following:
- Consultation with SMEs
- Review of performance measures
- Assistance with development of specialized resource materials
- Review of agency training implementation capabilities
- Assistance with developing policies and procedures for command-level, task force-related enforcement activities
If your agency would like to request training or TA, please use the request form:
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