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8th Annual American Indian Justice Conference   |   May 12-14, 2015   |   Catoosa, OK
This conference has been approved by the U.S. Department of Justice 



aijcon.gifThis year’s national conference offers you the opportunity to learn about relevant issues affecting your community while interacting  with other tribal community professionals.

Listen and share strategies with tribal community professionals, practitioners, and technical assistance providers  while addressing the multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional approaches for building strong tribal justice systems. We will also focus on court development, drug and alcohol abuse, probation and parole, SORNA Implementation, and other relevant topics. There is no fee to attend the conference.





​Participants will:

  • Gain knowledge of new approaches and implementable strategies to build strong and sustainable tribal justice systems.
  • Discover what programs other tribes are using to create a positive impact in their community justice system.
  • Learn more about the emerging issues that are relevant to tribal justice system development.


The pre-conference training will focus on an award-winning reentry program and wraparound services. Pre-conference will run from 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM on May 12th.


  • All federally recognized tribe affiliates working in courts, law enforcement, prosecution, probation, corrections, treatment, SORNA, and social service programs.

  • BJA grantees funded through the Tribal Court Assistance Program (TCAP) and the Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (IASAP).




​Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act
Join us for the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) regional training.  This year’s topics include:

  • The Basics of SORNA
  • Sex Offender Absconder Investigations and Working with the U.S. Marshal’s Office Registration Safety Consideration and Strategies
  • Relationship Building – Tribal, Federal, State, and Local levels
  • Program Planning and Sustainability

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