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  • a white soldier playing the trumpet in dress blues and white gloves in front of the american flag

    The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) joins the country in celebrating National Military Appreciation Month. Many of you are veterans yourselves, and we are proud to acknowledge you and the many staff at NIC who have also served our country.

    The NIC Justice-Involved Veterans initiative has been powered for many years by a combination of dedicated veteran and civilian staff working with

  • Lorie Brisbin and her class complete PREA Staff Sexual Misconduct Training

    NIC hosted its second in-person workgroup meeting to solicit professional knowledge and experience from previously identified subject matter experts in community corrections. Input from these professionals will help inform the development of training concepts to be used in forthcoming Staff Sexual Misconduct training. The first of three products, Training for Executives, will be piloted in October

  • group photo of the 121st National Sheriff's Institute

    From March 11-15, 2024, twenty-three sheriffs from across the country participated in the 121st session of NIC’s National Sheriffs’ Institute (NSI) Leadership Development Course held at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. This program, provided by NIC in collaboration with the Major County Sheriffs of America, prepares first-term sheriffs for success by strengthening their leadership skills

  • a photo of Scott Richards, 3 other speakers, and a service dog at a facilitated dialogue session at N.A.V.A.C. conference 2024

    At the 2024 National Association of Victim Assistance in Corrections Conference in March, the National Institute of Corrections delivered a presentation on the Facilitated Dialogue Training Program. Facilitated dialogue, also known as victim offender dialogue (VOD), is a victim-initiated and victim-driven process that brings together crime victims and the individuals who have harmed them to find