2018 2019 Medal of Valor
BJA Grant Applicant Education Series Watch
National Public Safety Partnership
This webinar, taking place July 22, 2019, will provide important details and guidance about the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor (MOV) Program. The presenters will review MOV definitions, eligibility, time periods, the nomination process and core issues to consider when submitting nominations. A question and answer session will conclude this webinar.
The Justice Department has authorized more than $10 million in immediate funding to support police in Alaska Native villages and additional resources to expand prosecution resources, Project Safe Neighborhoods crime reduction measures, and for other purposes. Learn more in the press release.
BJA has released the FY 2019 Comprehensive Corrections Training and Technical Assistance solicitation. This program provides comprehensive and high quality training and technical assistance to BJA's grantees and criminal justice practitioners to improve the delivery of correctional services and increase public safety by improving outcomes for people detained and incarcerated in correctional facilities. Apply by: July 31, 2019.
Attorney General William P. Barr announced 10 new National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) sites in areas with elevated crime rates. View the Department of Justice press release to learn more about the PSP initiative and the new sites.
This award recognizes law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel for brave and selfless actions performed in the line of duty.
In a White House ceremony on May 22, 2019, President Trump awarded public safety officers with the Medal of Valor, our nation’s highest award for bravery and heroism by a public safety officer. Learn about the recipients and their brave actions.
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