TTA Catalog

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) can support the provision of TTA in a variety of formats, including on-site training and assessments. This page describes TTA currently available to PSN districts and how to request, plan for, and receive assistance.


  • Discuss your TTA needs with the National PSN TTA team:
  • Complete the online PSN TTA Request Form
    • Ideally, the PSN Coordinator submits this form after a Task Force/Team discussion, including agreement by the US Attorney’s Office (USAO).


  • BJA and the National PSN TTA team will review all TTA requests and determine the most suitable and effective form of assistance.
  • The TTA team will work with you to ensure that the TTA is tailored to your needs and that appropriate stakeholders from your PSN team are involved in your TTA engagement.
  • If requesting onsite TTA, you will be asked to provide a training venue suitable for the planned attendees. The TTA team will provide logistical coordination for the event and subject matter expert (SME) trainers or assessors.


  • Following on-site TTA, the PSN Task Force will provide feedback on the delivery and impacts of the TTA via a PSN TTA Feedback Form.


PSN Training and Technical Assistance Catalog

wdt_ID Title Description Area Type
1 Crime Analysis and Violence Reduction Strategies Training This training demonstrates how crime analysis can help pinpoint the drivers of violence crime in a particular jurisdiction. It includes both strategic and tactical intelligence. Based on this analysis, decision-makers can consider a range of evidence. Crime Analysis TTA Training
2 Crime Analysis Boot Camp This boot camp covers the types of crime analysis, using Excel, crime mapping, and social media investigations. Crime Analysis TTA Training
3 Crime Analysis Capacity Assessment PSN SMEs will conduct the following activities as a part of their crime analysis capacity assessment: a needs assessment, develop and present recommendations; document potential organizational change; outline technical solutions. Crime Analysis TTA Assessment
4 Foundations of Crime Analysis Training This training focuses on definitions, practical examples, and application of crime analysis for strategic crime reduction. It includes exercises, discussion, fieldwork, and application to the problems of individual jurisdictions. Crime Analysis TTA Training
5 Characteristics of Armed Offenders Training This training provides attendees with the skills and abilities needed to recognize and discern observable characteristics and traits common to street-level criminal gunmen. This training is in-person only. Law Enforcement and Prosecution Strategies TTA Training
6 Detective Function Assessment PSN SMEs will conduct a site visit to meet the personnel from appropriate agencies to assess and review existing policies, procedures, and practices. Law Enforcement and Prosecution Strategies TTA Assessment
7 Drug Market Intervention Training Trainers will provide an understanding of the DMI 9-step model and assist the site with working through essential decisions such as team selection, community engagement, and timelines. Law Enforcement and Prosecution Strategies TTA Training
8 Focused Deterrence Training: Developing, Implementing, Evaluating, and Sustaining an Effective Approach This training is customizable depending on an agency's interest in focused deterrence (exploratory vs. ready to establish vs. enhancing), and other needs and capacities specific to the requesting agency and partners. Law Enforcement and Prosecution Strategies TTA Training
9 Fundamentals of Social Network Analysis This training teaches law enforcement professionals about what SNA is and how to use it to understand and guide violence prevention efforts. SNA is a tool frequently used by law enforcement to visualize relationships into social structures. Law Enforcement and Prosecution Strategies TTA Training
10 Gangs and Guns: Making Your Firearms Case More Prosecutable This training is to familiarize both new and seasoned law enforcement patrol officers, investigators, prosecutors, and supervisors with techniques to make “solid” firearms cases. Law Enforcement and Prosecution Strategies TTA Training
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