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The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape is working to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and to advocate for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault.
The Pennsylvania State Constable is the law enforcement arm of the minor judiciary (District Justices) of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The Board of Probation and Parole is an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which by statute has the authority to parole and re-parole and commit and recommit for violations of parole, offenders sentenced to a maximum of two or more years.
The Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association is a professional organization of chiefs of police and other executives of police, public safety and private law enforcement organizations across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Association provides a vehicle through which members can come together, examine their positions on issues, and address the needs of their colleagues.
CriminalWatch.com exists to use the resources and technologies of the Internet to communicate, educate, enlighten and empower citizens of the United States and our global neighbors to the dangers and pervasiveness of crime, and to the possibility that individuals can be instrumental in the prevention of crime, and the enforcement of justice.
The Pennsylvania State Attorney General’s Office The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Constitution provides that the Attorney General shall be the chief law enforcement officer of the Commonwealth and shall exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be imposed by law.
Find any police department, sheriff, constable and more with the help of a clickable map of PA, also called The Nations Law Enforcement site as you can research other states are doing to combat crime.
One of the primary roles of the Pennsylvania State Police is to provide police services and assistance to other law enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth. These services range from laboratory testing to specialized training – all with the goal of keeping our communities as safe as possible.
The Pennsylvania Sheriffs are sworn to protect and serve all citizens of Pennsylvania, through legislation and the judicial system. Dedicated to assisting the 67 counties by providing Courtroom security updates, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Methamphetamine Lab Awareness training, Jail Evacuation, Improvised Explosive Devices, Courtroom Bombings, Flying While Armed Certification, and Deputy Involved Shooting and Critical Incident Management are just some examples of the training hosted and provided by the Pennsylvania Sheriff's Association that our Sheriffs have enthusiastically attended.
It is the mission of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association to: Assist the membership in the pursuit of the justice and in all matters relating to the execution of their duties. Advocate the position of the Association to the government and citizens of Pennsylvania. Coordinate with other agencies on matters of mutual concern. Communicate the Association's position to its membership and the public on criminal justice matters.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police shall advance professional police services; promote enhanced administrative, technical, and operational police practices; foster cooperation and the exchange of information and experience among police leaders and police organizations of recognized professional and technical standing throughout the world.
MPOETC - Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission - MPOETC is responsible for establishing and maintaining training standards for municipal police officers and other police officers who have been legislatively placed under their authority. Additionally, MPOETC is tasked with establishing and maintaining standards for instructors and curriculum content at the 21 certified schools across the State that deliver the basic police training curriculum under Act 120. Each year, the Commission staff coordinates the development of 12 hours of in-service training which is mandatory for all municipal police officers across the Commonwealth. The Commission is also responsible for the certification and decertification of municipal police officers. Officers must be certified by MPOETC prior to enforcing the Crimes Code, moving violations of the Vehicle Code, or carrying a firearm.
The Center for Problem-Oriented Policing is a non-profit organization comprising affiliated police practitioners, researchers, and universities dedicated to the advancement of problem-oriented policing. The mission of the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing is to advance the concept and practice of problem-oriented policing in open and democratic societies. It does so by making readily accessible information about ways in which police can more effectively address specific crime and disorder problems.
The U.S. Department of State began monitoring trafficking in persons in 1994, when the issue began to be covered in the Department’s Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Originally, coverage focused on trafficking of women and girls for sexual purposes. The report coverage has broadened over the years, and U.S. embassies worldwide now routinely monitor and report on cases of trafficking in men, women, and children for all forms of forced labor, including agriculture, domestic service, construction work, and sweatshops, as well as trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation.
Policy and Procedures of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections on sexual harassment of or sexual contact with inmates.