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Office of Justice Programs

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Training and Communication

​​OJP staff provide training and presentations to criminal justice professionals on issues including victim rights, financial compensation, victim notification, post conviction issues and other customized training curricula. 

Annual Training Events:

Minnesota Victim Assistance Academy​  

Annual Conference on Crime & Victimization​

​Assisting Crime Victims​

OJP offers free, one day training opportunities for victim services, social services and law enforcement professionals who work with crime victims. This training is offered in various locations around Minnesota; both metro and outstate depending on space availability and demand. 
If you are interested in having a regional training in your area, please contact Joann Jones at 651-201-7318 or Joann.Jones@state.mn.us

Training and Presentations for Your Agency

The Office of Justice Programs can provide training on a variety of topics, including:

  • Crime Victim Rights - basic and advance presentations
  • Building Basic Identity Theft Advocacy Skills
  • Data Practices and Crime Victims
  • Ethics and Crime Victims in the Prosecution Process
  • Crime Victim Reparations (financial compensation program for victims) 
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Research and Program Evaluation
  • Law Enforcement Supervisor Management
  • Informant Management
  • Gang and Drug Trends in Minnesota
  • Task Force specific topics upon request.   

For further information on these trainings, or general inquiries on OJP presentations, please contact Joann Jones at 651-201-7318 or Joann.Jones@state.mn.us


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