Today, Arkansas law enforcement professionals are expected to perform a fuller gamut of services than ever before. In addition to their primary roles of protector and enforcer, they must also serve a variety of secondary roles-teacher, counselor, mentor, mediator, and advocate. Each role requires its own base of skills and knowledge, which is often best obtained through advanced training and education.
Through the Criminal Justice Institute (CJI), officers have access to programs and services designed to hone these skills. These programs are designed to address the emerging needs of officers serving rural communities as well as their urban counterparts. CJI develops, coordinates and delivers courses in a variety of topics, including crime scene investigation, forensic science, law enforcement management and administration, illicit drug investigation, school safety, traffic safety, cybersecurity, sexual assault and much more.
Participation in these programs assists law enforcement agencies in positively impacting not only public safety, but also the quality of life and the economic viability of communities across the State.
CJI offers a wide range of programs. Please select a program below for more details.
Arkansas Center for School Safety
CJI’s Distinguished Programs
Cybersecurity Defense Initiative
Higher Education Degree Program
Illicit Drug Initiative
Law Enforcement Management
Sexual Assault Training for Rural Law Enforcement Personnel
Traffic Safety Program