National Public Safety Partnership
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Public Safety Officers Benefits Program
Addressing the Drug Crisis in Eastern TennesseeLearn how funding from BJA's Justice Assistance Grant Program helped launch Tennessee's 7th Judicial District Crime Task Force, which brings together narcotics officers from around the county to provide a level of expertise and dedicated resources that individual law enforcement agencies would not be able to maintain on their own.
VALOR Initiative Pilot puts Character at the Heart of New Resilience Training for Law Enforcement
This feature story highlights activities and impact of a VALOR Initiative resilience training program piloted by law enforcement agencies in Virginia, Nebraska, and South Dakota.
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On December 19, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET, BJA and other personnel will lead a webinar on Working with People Who Have Developmental Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System - Access and Communication. The webinar will focus on the laws that guide responses to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, what those laws mean in practice, and available resources and services. Learn more and register to participate.
The Office of Justice Programs has awarded more than $376 million in grant funding to enhance state, local and tribal law enforcement operations and reinforce public safety efforts in jurisdictions across the United States. Several BJA programs are included in the announcement, including more than $252 million in Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program funding awards, $40 million in Sexual Assault Kit Initiative funding awards, and more. Read the press release to learn more.
The FY 2020 CTAS opportunity provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. View the solicitation, access frequently asked questions, and view additional resources. Apply by: February 25, 2020.
Through the Establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice FY 2019 opportunity, BJA seeks to fund an accredited university of higher education or an accredited law school for the purposes of establishing a National Center on Restorative Justice with the purpose of educating and training the next generation of justice leaders. Apply by: January 3, 2020.
Part of the BJA Grant Applicant Education Series, this webinar will help prospective applicants find funding opportunities that address their needs. Register to participate in the webinar, which is scheduled for December 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. ET.
This guide highlights hot spots policing and uses the scanning, analysis, response, and assessment (SARA) model as a framework to discuss the process of understanding and responding to hot spots.
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