Category: Bureau of Justice Assistance

Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Resource Center

This resource center from the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) is an online clearinghouse of information, training, and other resources that support a variety of state, local, and tribal users, including BJA COAP grantees, policymakers, partner agencies and associations, peer recovery coaches, and families affected by the nationwide opioid epidemic. The COAP …

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Register for Webinar: Practical Approaches to Sustaining Innovative Policing Initiatives

Hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Strategies for Policing Innovation (SPI) The webinar will review the practices, principles, approaches, and challenges related to implementing sustainable, innovative policing programs. Participants will gain a better understanding of the importance of thinking and planning for program sustainability from the beginning of the project, as well as hear from SPI sites …

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Tribal Probation Academy Training

The Tribal Probation Academy (TPA), hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the American Probation and Parole Association, will offer training sessions that will take place over three separate weeks from October 15–19, November 12–16, and December 10–14. The TPA is designed to provide comprehensive training to entry-level justice system personnel who are affiliated with …

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Apply Now: Project Safe Neighborhoods

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for funding under the Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program, also known as Project Safe Neighborhoods. This program provides support to state, local, and tribal efforts to reduce violent crime—including felonious firearm crimes and criminal gang violence—through a comprehensive approach that combines …

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Apply Now: Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime, is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program (COAP). COAP is designed to: support first responders and provide for the needs of crime victims; support diversion programs for non-violent individuals with illicit and prescription opioid addictions; implement …

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Apply Now: Community Court Grant Program

The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, is seeking applications for its Community Court Grant Program. The program will provide funding and technical assistance (TA) to up to five community courts; provide financial and TA support for the evaluation of an established community court; and recognize …

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Apply Now: Justice Information Sharing Training and Technical Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Justice Information Sharing Training and Technical Assistance (JIS TTA) program. Funding will support the efforts of state, local, territorial, and tribal criminal justice agencies to adopt effective justice information sharing solutions through the provision of TTA services. It is BJA’s expectation …

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Adult Re-Entry Court Hopes to Keep People out of Jail

Pacific Daily News By Jerick Sablan The first participants in the Adult Reentry Court program are doing well on their path to stay out of jail. The nine participants appeared before Superior Court of Guam Presiding Judge Alberto Lamorena III for a hearing Friday. The program allows those who have been in and out of the court system …

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Apply Now: Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is accepting applications for the FY 2018 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP). JMHCP grants support public safety and violence reduction through service partnerships that enhance and improve law enforcement responses to people with mental illnesses or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders who come into contact …

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Apply Now: Strategies for Policing Innovation

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Strategies for Policing Innovation (SPI) program. SPI enables police agencies to identify and define their most pressing crime problems as well as institute lasting operational and organizational changes that foster reliance on—and effective use of—evidence-based practices, data, and technology to …

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