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For statistical information, go to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) website.

Participate in Upcoming Solicitation Support Webinar

On April 4, at 3 p.m. ET, join BJA personnel in the Justice for All: Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program solicitation support webinar. The presenters will discuss the purpose and goals of the funding opportunity; review eligibility requirements, categories, purpose areas, and deliverables; and address frequently asked questions.



Justice For All: Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program

The FY 2019 Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program will be used to assist state, local and tribal jurisdictions in reducing crime and improving the functioning of the criminal justice system, specifically through support for statewide strategic planning and protection of constitutional rights under the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Apply by: May 14, 2019.



Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Solicitation

The FY 2019 CTAS Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) opportunity seeks TTA to provide support for three specific BJA grant programs that are included in the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) and to support tribes in critical areas of their justice systems: CTAS Purpose Areas 2, 3 and 10. Apply by: May 14, 2019.



Webinar: Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Planning, Training, Technical Assistance and Resource Center Initiative

Register to participate in a March 21 webinar about the FY 2019 Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Planning, Training, Technical Assistance and Resource Center Initiative funding opportunity. The presenter will discuss the purpose and goals of this opportunity, review eligibility requirements, funding categories, and address frequently asked questions. A Q&A session will conclude this webinar.



Interested in Joining the National Public Safety Partnership?

Learn how to address violent crime in your jurisdiction by applying to become part of the National Public Safety Partnership. Learn more about this opportunity and complete the training and technical assistance request form and statement of interest by April 11, 2019.



Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program

Through the FY 2019 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program, BJA is seeking applications to establish or enhance drug court services, to include coordination, management of drug court participants, and recovery support services. Apply by: April 16, 2019.



Status Offenses and Valid Court Orders (Webinar)
Dates: 3/21/2019 - 3/21/2019
Location: 3:00 p.m. ET,

Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Planning, Training, Technical Assistance and Resource Center Initiative (Webinar)
Dates: 3/21/2019 - 3/21/2019
Location: 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET,

Investigation and Prosecution of Cold Case Homicides
Dates: 3/26/2019 - 3/27/2019
Location: Austin, TX

Setting Priorities for Tribal Appropriations: Virtual Tribal Listening Session (Webinar)
Dates: 3/26/2019 - 3/26/2019
Location: 12:00-2:00 p.m. ET,

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting
Dates: 3/26/2019 - 3/30/2019
Location: Baltimore, MD

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Front-End Diversion Initiative
A preadjudication diversion program designed to divert juveniles with mental health needs away from the juvenile justice system through specialized supervision and case management.

Indigent Defense for Homicide Cases (Philadelphia, Penn.)
Indigent defense involves the constitutionally mandated free representation of individuals accused of crimes who are unable to afford private representation. Since 1993, every fifth murder case is sequentially assigned at the preliminary arraignment to be represented by attorneys from the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

Maine Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts
Court supervised, post-plea (but pre-final disposition) drug diversion programs that provide comprehensive community-based treatment services to juvenile offenders and their families.

Minneapolis Center for Victim-Offender Mediation
A restorative justice program that provides juvenile offenders and their victims the opportunity to meet face-to-face in the presence of a mediator to discuss the offense and establish a plan for the future.

Adolescent Diversion Project (Michigan State University)
A strengths-based, university-led program that diverts arrested youth from formal processing in the juvenile justice system and provides them with community-based services.

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Defining Drug Courts: The Key Components, (NCJ 205621), Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2004. This report presents 10 key components that describe the basic elements that characterize effective drug courts.
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Fair, Timely, Economical Justice: Achieving Justice Through Effective Caseflow Management, (NCJ 229252), Bureau of Justice Assistance, December 2009. This document invites judges to examine effective caseflow management's benefits and contains six key concepts integral to effective caseflow management.
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Drug Courts, BJA, NIJ, and OJJDP, May 2018. This brief presents an overview of drug courts across the country.
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National Summit on Wrongful Convictions: Building a Systemic Approach to Prevent Wrongful Convictions, The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) gathered 75 subject matter experts to create a national strategy to prevent and reduce wrongful convictions.
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Solutions for Safer Communities: BJA FY 2013 Annual Report to Congress, Bureau of Justice Assistance, March 2015. This Annual Report describes the funding, technical assistance, and diverse resources BJA provided in FY 2013 to support jurisdictions in reducing and preventing crime and promoting fairness in the criminal justice system.
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Improving Witness Safety and Preventing Witness Intimidation in the Justice System: Benchmarks for Progress, BJA-Sponsored, 2014. This resource includes tools that are intended to provide criminal justice leaders with concrete guidance to implement best practices in providing for victim and witness safety.
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Solutions for Safer Communities: BJA FY 2012 Annual Report to Congress, Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2014. This Annual Report describes the funding, technical assistance, and diverse resources BJA provided to support jurisdictions in reducing and preventing crime and promoting fairness in the criminal justice system.
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Program Performance Report: John R. Justice Program, October 2010-June 2013, BJA-Sponsored, 2014. This report includes program performance information reported by recipients of the John R. Justice Program grants in FY 2010, FY 2011, and FY 2012.
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Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2013, BJA-sponsored, September 2014. This report presents an overview of the grant activities of JMHCP grantees during FY 2013.
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Program Performance Report: Intellectual Property Theft Enforcement Program (IPEP), January-June 2013, BJA-Sponsored, September 2014. This report presents performance information reported by IPEP grant recipients for the January through June reporting periods.
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