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Associations and Organizations
American Bar Association
“The ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.” (“About Us.”)
American Correctional Association
“The American Correctional Association is the oldest and largest international correctional association in the world. ACA serves all disciplines within the corrections profession and is dedicated to excellence in every aspect of the field." (ACA homepage.)
American Probation and Parole Association
“The American Probation and Parole Association is an international association…actively involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections, in both adult and juvenile sectors. All levels of government…are counted among its constituents. By taking the initiative, APPA has grown to become the voice for thousands of probation and parole practitioners including line staff, supervisors and administrators.” (“Introduction.”)
American Society of Criminology
“The American Society of Criminology is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.
Our members includes students, practitioners, and academicians from the many fields of criminal justice and criminology.” (“About ASC”)
National Criminal Justice Association
“Based in Washington, D.C., the NCJA represents state, tribal and local governments on crime prevention and crime control issues. Its members represent all facets of the criminal and juvenile justice community, from law enforcement, corrections, prosecution, defense, courts, victim-witness services and educational institutions to federal, state and local elected officials.” (“About NCJA.”)
Kentucky Criminal Justice Council
“To provide the Governor and the Kentucky General Assembly with recommendations to guide decision making and policy development on issues involving the courts, law enforcement and corrections and through research, planning and evaluation, to reduce crime and improve the fair administration of justice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.” (KCJC homepage)
Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet
“With more than 8,000 employees, the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet is the second largest agency in state government." (KCJA homepage)
“The Police Foundation acts as a catalyst for change and an advocate for new ideas, in restating and reminding ourselves about the fundamental purposes of policing, and in ensuring that an important link remains intact between the police and the public they serve.” (Police Foundation homepage.)
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