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Training and Technical Assistance
For detailed information on all BJA-sponsored training and technical assistance, visit the Training & Technical Assistance page.

Emergency Funding Announced to Address Public Safety Crisis in Rural Alaska

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.



New Sites Added to the National Public Safety Partnership Initiative

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.



Learn About Project Safe Neighborhoods

Watch the recently posted Project Safe Neighborhoods video highlighting the Justice Department's comprehensive strategy to reduce violent crime in communities across the country.



Project Safe Neighborhoods: Working Together to Stop Violent Crime and Make Communities Safer

Watch this short video for a summary of the Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) strategy, highlighting how it is community-based, targeted, and comprehensive.



Funding Webinars – Participate and Access Materials

To assist potential applicants interested in applying for FY 2019 funding opportunities, BJA has hosted several solicitation-specific webinars as well as Grant Applicant Education Series webinars. Visit the BJA Funding Webinars page to learn about upcoming webinars and to access presentation files for and YouTube links to watch previously held webinars.



Federal Report Emphasizes State, Local Role in School Safety

This OJP Blog post highlights the Federal Commission on School Safety's final report, which provides a blueprint for preventing, protecting from and mitigating violence in our schools. Read the post to learn about specific efforts of BJA and other OJP bureaus and offices.



Financial Management Training Seminar: Basic
Dates: 7/24/2019 - 7/25/2019
Location: Washington, DC

Reducing Recidivism: Creating a Responsible Pet Ownership Program (Webinar)
Dates: 7/25/2019 - 7/25/2019
Location: 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET,

Multi-Jurisdictional Public Safety Partnership Forum
Dates: 7/30/2019 - 7/31/2019
Location: Worley, ID

Responding to Gangs in Schools: Creating a Collaborative Process Between Schools and Law Enforcement (Webinar)
Dates: 8/1/2019 - 8/1/2019
Location: 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET,

Gang Specialist Training Conference
Dates: 8/5/2019 - 8/7/2019
Location: Chicago, IL

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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.

Milwaukee (Wis.) Homicide Review Commission (MHRC)
A program that provides a unique forum for addressing violence in Milwaukee, Wis., by engaging law enforcement and other stakeholders in the community to assess and evaluate the cause of homicides in efforts to prevent future incidents.

InnerChange Freedom Initiative (Minnesota)
A voluntary, faith-based prisoner reentry program that attempts to prepare inmates for reintegration into the community, employment, family, and other significant relationships through educational, values-based programming.

Too Good for Drugs—Middle School
A school-based drug prevention program designed to reduce students’ intention to use alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs, while promoting prosocial attitudes, skills, and behaviors.

Teenage Health Teaching Modules
A comprehensive school health curriculum for grades 6 to 12. By addressing various health issues, the curriculum aims to positively affect student health knowledge, attitudes, practices, and behaviors.

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Project Safe Neighborhoods: America's Network Against Gun Violence, (NCJ 205263), Bureau of Justice Assistance, June 2004. Presents an overview of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a gun crime reduction strategy that links federal, state, and local forces in a multifaceted approach to deter and punish gun crime.
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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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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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Real Crimes in Virtual Worlds: An Interview With Dr. Brian Regli and Dr. Robert D'Ovidio , An interview with Dr. Brian Regli, Chief Executive Officer of Drakontas LLC, and Dr. Robert D’Ovidio, Associate Professor at Drexel University, about crime in virtual worlds and online gaming communities.
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Gang Members in Small-town and Rural Communities, BJA-Sponsored, 2014. This article briefly outlines what is known about gangs and gang members in rural communities and small towns as derived from the empirical literature.
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Justice Reinvestment: A Toolkit for Local Leaders, This toolkit is designed to present an overview of the justice reinvestment process to local leaders who have both an understanding of the different agencies in the criminal justice system and some executive authority over the programmatic, policy, and/or fiscal operations of at least one local criminal justice agency.
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Criminal Justice Planner's Toolkit for Justice Reinvestment at the Local Level, This toolkit is designed to provide planners of a local justice reinvestment initiative with the technical information to identify drivers of local criminal justice system costs and to design strategies addressing those drivers.
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Intellectual Property Theft Enforcement Program (IPEP): Program Performance Report, July-December 2012, NCJ 244912, BJA-Sponsored, 2013. This resource includes performance information reported by recipients of BJA IPEP grants. The data used for this report were submitted by grantees conducting grant activities in July–December 2012.
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APPA's C.A.R.E. Model: A Framework for Collaboration, Analysis, Reentry, and Evaluation: A Response to Street Gang Violence, BJA-Sponsored, June 2012. This document presents the American Probation and Parole Association's Collaboration, Analysis, Reentry, and Evaluation (C.A.R.E.) model for use in responding to gang violence. C.A.R.E. was developed with Project Safe Neighborhoods funding support.
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Effective Marketing Practices: A Guide for Smart Policing Initiatives, BJA-Sponsored, January 2011. This guide explains how to apply marketing concepts in the context of Smart Policing and crime control programs.
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