Request Technical Assistance

The IACP provides no-cost technical assistance (TA) to local, state, federal and international law enforcement and criminal justice agencies on juvenile justice and child protection topics such as:

  • Law Enforcement Responses to Adolescent Girls
  • Interview and Interrogation of Juveniles
  • School Safety
  • Juvenile Repeat Offenders
  • Youth Focused Policing
  • Children Exposed to Violence
  • Child Sex Trafficking

TA can be provided via telephone, electronically, or through on-site delivery. The IACP provides TA to law enforcement and criminal justice agencies seeking to:

  • Improve or develop operations, policies, and/or programs related to youth crime, delinquency, and/or victimization;
  • Facilitate the implementation of enhanced or new programs;
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives aimed to reduce youth crime, delinquency, and victimization.

IACP can provide TA services such as:

  • Specialized training to meet the needs of a jurisdiction
  • Policy review and guidance
  • Curricula review and guidance
  • Conference or event workshop presentations
  • Referral to topic-specific IACP or external resources

Requesting Juvenile Justice Technical Assistance

Some TA requests may require an in-depth assessment and delivery on-site, including requests for training workshops. Applying for on-site TA is a competitive process, and departments need to obtain authorization from their Chief or Chief Representative prior to submitting an application.

Download a technical assistance application

To apply, complete and send the TA application above to  For more information, please call us at 1-800-THE-IACP x 831.

Requesting Children Exposed to Violence or Child Sex Trafficking Technical Assistance

For more information on IACP’s Children Exposed to Violence or Child Sex Trafficking training and technical assistance services for law enforcement and community partners, please email us at or call 1-800-THE-IACP x 802.