NIC in the News
NIC’s Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) tool cited as an essential component of Virginia’s reintegration portal providing a one-stop shop for offenders.
Morgan County Sheriff Douglas J. McGrath completed participation in the 115th session of the National Sheriff’s Institute, a no-cost program cosponsored by NIC and the National Sherri’s Association.
Rock Valley has received a federal grant of nearly $1 million to give local offenders a better chance of avoiding a life of crime through programs like NIC’s Thinking for a Change.
In a training offered by the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Corrections (NIC), 26 correctional professionals from a dozen agencies completed a week-long crisis intervention team (CIT) training course to provide officers and other correctional staff with the skills necessary to successfully interact and respond to individuals in custody with mental illness.
Union County probation officers learned how to help offenders avoid acting on risky impulses. NIC staff taught the officers how to help offenders by using data-driven techniques.