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A resource for law enforcement throughout the state of North Carolina

NCJA 10-1‪4‬ North Carolina Justice Academy

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A resource for law enforcement throughout the state of North Carolina

    NCJA 10-14: Hemp, what is it?

    NCJA 10-14: Hemp, what is it?

    In this episode, we will talk with Bill Loucks, an Instructor at the Edneyville campus.  He develops and teaches gangs and narcotics programs for NCJA. Bill is the North Carolina state school director for the prescription drug diversion investigator and supervisors commissioned courses. Bill is also the qualified assistant (Q.A.) state school director over the specialized explosives & hazardous materials commissioned course. Bill is a sworn deputy (reserve) with the Henderson County Sheriff's Office in NC. He is also an associate board member for the International Narcotics Interdiction Association (INIA) and a member of the International Association of Undercover Officers.



    Bill will discuss Hemp, what it is and why it is important for every officer to familiarize themselves with this very topic.



    Bill can be reached via email at WLoucks@ncdoj.gov. Please don't hesitate to reach out to him if you have any questions regarding Hemp and how to better familiarize yourself and your agency.



    Example of a hemp seizure are below:







     



    As always, if you have any questions, concerns, or topics of discussion we would love to hear from you. Email us at NCJAInformation@ncdoj.gov.



     

    • 37 min
    NCJA 10-14: Human Trafficking in Cumberland County Pt 2

    NCJA 10-14: Human Trafficking in Cumberland County Pt 2

    Today we wrap up our discussion on Human Trafficking as Human Trafficking Awareness Month whines to a close.



    We finish our discussions with District Attorney Billy West and Assistant District Attorneys Lindsay Lane and Rob Thompson all from Cumberland County.



    We will discuss the Applewhite case and hear how non-government organizations helped victims getting out of these horrible situations of being trafficked.



    For more information about human trafficking, please visit the commissions' website at Human Trafficking Commission | North Carolina Judicial Branch (nccourts.gov).



    Below you will also find information and facts on Human Trafficking.







     



    As always, we are here for you. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at NCJAInformation@ncdoj.gov. You can check out our previous episodes here.

    • 29 min
    NCJA 10-14: Human Trafficking in Cumberland County Pt 1

    NCJA 10-14: Human Trafficking in Cumberland County Pt 1

    We are continuing our discussion about Human Trafficking and shining a spotlight on this important topic.



    Our guests are District Attorney Billy West and Assistant District Attorneys Lindsay Lane and Rob Thompson all from Cumberland County.



    We will discuss how the laws changed for prosecuting human trafficking, how they overcame their challenges, and dive deep into a few cases as they navigated the new requirements for prosecuting Human Traffickers. They will discuss their previous cases of Shaniya Davis, Kadeem Kirk, and Robin Applewhite.



    For more information about human trafficking, please visit the commissions' website at Human Trafficking Commission | North Carolina Judicial Branch (nccourts.gov).



    Below you will also find information and facts on Human Trafficking.







     



    As always, we are here for you. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at NCJAInformation@ncdoj.gov. You can check out our previous episodes here.

    • 32 min
    NCJA 10-14: Human Trafficking in North Carolina – United States versus Brandon Jennings

    NCJA 10-14: Human Trafficking in North Carolina – United States versus Brandon Jennings

     



    We are continuing our discussion about Human Trafficking and shining a spotlight on this important topic.



    Our guests today are Erin Blondel, Assistant District Attorney of the Western District, Special Agent Glen Covington of the Department of Homeland Security, Detective Rob Pereira of the Raleigh Police Department, and Michelle Scott, a victim-witness coordinator with the US Attorney's office.



    Today we will discuss the federal case of US v. Brandon Jennings. This case shines light on the characteristics of the trafficker as well as the victim. Cases, like this one, are not cut and dry and have multiple facets within them. Special Agent Glen Covington and Detective Pereira will discuss the clues and signs they saw when investigating this case, Assistant District Attorney Blondel discusses putting the case together, talking to victims and witnesses and Michelle Scott tells how important a relationship of trust between the victim, law enforcement and the prosecution office.



    Below you will find additional resources to aid you in identifying and learning more about Human Trafficking.







    For more information about Human Trafficking go to the Human Trafficking Commission resource page.

    • 45 min
    NCJA 10-14: Introduction to Human Trafficking

    NCJA 10-14: Introduction to Human Trafficking

     



    Happy New Year! January is Human Trafficking Awareness month and we are taking time to bring light to this important situation.



    Our guests today are Trevor Allen, the director of the North Carolina Justice Academy, Marc Nichols, a retired NC State Trooper, Special Agent in Charge Carl Wall, and Special Agent Meghan Philips with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations.



    Today we will discuss the basics of Human Trafficking as well as the working definition. Below you will find additional resources to aid you in identifying and learning more about Human Trafficking.



    For more information about Human Trafficking go to the Human Trafficking Commission resource page.

    • 39 min
    NCJA 10-14: The Leadership Certificate Program

    NCJA 10-14: The Leadership Certificate Program

    We are changing gears and talking about a new change to our course offerings in this episode. The Leadership Certificate Program is a new twist on a course many of you are familiar with, The Management Development Program, often called MDP.



    In this episode, we speak with Kevin Tingen and Matthew Sweet as they discuss the course requirements, additional courses, and the benefits of the revamped Leadership Certificate Program.







    For more information on the Leadership Certificate Program, click here. For questions about the course and/or requirements, please feel free to email Kevin, Course Coordinator, or Matt Sweet.

    • 23 min

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Maximum_Trevor ,

Good resource

Just found this through the NCJA site, keep up the good work, I enjoy listening and learning. Cheers from Kinston PD

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