Category: Department of Justice

Rehabilitation Plus Rehab? Jails Treat Inmates with Opioid Addiction Medication

Governing By Anna Gorman At a time when the U.S. government is trying to deal with a nationwide opioid epidemic, many jails across the country are only now rolling out medicines to help inmates overcome addiction. And most of those jails dispense only one of the drugs currently available. Nearly 1 in 5 jail and …

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2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association and the IJIS Institute, the 2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice will showcase programs, research, and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision makers in states, local communities, and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues. Workshops will feature promising and innovative programs and strategies to address crime around the …

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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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Apply Now: FY18 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications for FY 2018 funding to improve public safety and victim services in tribal communities. Strategic plans should address improving public safety through community-oriented strategies and should identify the priority needs facing the applicant’s justice system, outlining a detailed, strength-based victim-centered strategic planning strategy that includes law enforcement; …

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Apply Now: Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program. The grant program is designed to develop and implement outreach strategies targeted at providing victim services to adult and youth victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking in underserved …

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Department of Justice Announces FY2017 Second Chance Act Awards to Support Reentry Initiatives for Adults and Youth

By CSG Justice Center Staff The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced $36 million in FY2017 Second Chance Act (SCA) grants that were awarded to 68 jurisdictions across the country. Including this year’s cohort of grantees, more than 840 SCA grants have been awarded to agencies and organizations in 49 states, the District of Columbia, …

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