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Announcements

News 2017
Over $55.8 Million Awarded to Support Offenders Returning to Communities Add to Favorite

OJP has announced awards totaling more than $55.8 million to reduce recidivism among adults and youth returning to their communities after confinement. The awards include more than $39.3 million under BJA's Second Chance Act suite of grant programs. Read the press release and corresponding fact sheet for additional details.

Events
Registration Open for the American Indian Justice Conference Add to Favorite

Taking place December 5-6, 2019, in Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico, this BJA event will provide training to tribal communities to enhance their response to alcohol and drug abuse, enable them to recognize how trauma impacts drug and alcohol abuse in tribal communities, and to identify current trends and best practices for tribal justice systems to strengthen multi-disciplinary approaches to healing and justice. Learn more and register to attend.

News 2017
Project Guardian Launched Add to Favorite

The Attorney General has announced the launch of Project Guardian, a new initiative designed to reduce gun violence and enforce federal firearms laws across the country. Project Guardian will serve as a complementary effort to Project Safe Neighborhoods and will help to ensure effective use of Crime Gun Intelligence Centers and other efforts.

Webinar Register 2017
Participate in Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Webinar Add to Favorite

Taking place December 17, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET, this webinar will provide important details and guidance about the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery (CBOB). During the webinar, the presenters will review CBOB definitions, eligibility, time periods, the nomination process, and core issues to consider when submitting CBOB nominations. Register to participate in the webinar.

News 2017
More than $100 Million Awarded to Combat Human Trafficking and Assist Victims Add to Favorite

BJA awarded 13 grants totaling nearly $11 million under the Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking: Supporting Law Enforcement's Role program. Learn about these and other Department of Justice human trafficking awards in the November 12, 2019 press release.

News 2017
Over $62 Million Awarded to Support Health and Safety of Law Enforcement Officers Add to Favorite

Learn about awards made through programs such as the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program, VALOR Initiative, Body-Worn Camera Program, and more in a recent fact sheet.

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