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July 21, 2018 - July 25, 2018

May 7, 2018


The early registration deadline is fast approaching. 
Register by May 18 to save $50 off regular registration rates!


The National Forum on Criminal Justice showcases programs, research and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision makers in states, local communities and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues. Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association(NCJA) and the IJIS Institute, the National Forum is the only national conference that brings together leaders from federal, state, tribal and local criminal justice agencies, top criminal justice researchers and technologists from companies providing solutions to justice agencies. 

The 2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice will take place July 22-25, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. 

Workshops will feature promising and innovative programs and strategies to address crime around the country; explore how technology can improve the administration of justice; examine research and evaluation; and highlight priority issues within the Department of Justice and available resources. Workshop sessions will showcase innovative programs and highlight how research and technology help drive good policy. 


Members of the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the IJIS Institute qualify for discounted registration rates of $475. Non-members pay $525. After May 18 rates will go up by $50. Register here

Interested in joining the National Criminal Justice Association? We have many membership types to fit your needs. Individual memberships are just $95. Learn about all of our member benefits and receive the discounted registration rate for the Forum. Join NCJA today!


All events take place at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel. Rooms are available for $163/night + tax. Book by June 29, 2018 to receive the conference rate. Reserve your room online or call the hotel directly at (800) 468-3571 and reference the 2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice.


NCJA will once again be hosting its annual Grants Management Training on Sunday, July 22 from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm. This training requires a separate registration of $250 per person before June 1. You do not need to attend the National Forum to participate in this session.Learn more about Grants Management Training Day. 

Extend your stay and join NCJA for NIBRS 2021….How to Get Readyon Wednesday, July 25 from 8:30 am -12:30 pm. This training requires a separate registration of $200. You do not need to attend the National Forum to participate in this session. Learn more about NIBRS 2021…How to Get Ready

We look forward to seeing you in Fort Worth this summer!


July 21, 2018
July 25, 2018