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UPDATED JAG Variable Pass-Through (VPT) information: State Administering Agencies (SAA) are required to use this VPT data in the administration of all JAG awards. Please refer to the JAG VPT page for updated information and click the web link that corresponds to the appropriate JAG Fiscal Year award.

New Toolkits for SAAs!

The Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA), in partnership with the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and BJA, has produced the first two toolkits in a series promoting the use of evidence-based practices in State Administering Agencies (SAAs). "An Introduction to Evidence-Based Practices" and "Implementing Evidence-Based Practices" are now available online.

Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Certification Requirement and 5% Reduction