Office of Justice Programs (OJP)

Feature Story: With support from the National Public Safety Partnership (PSP), gang-related crimes in Compton, CA, have dropped dramatically.

Success Stories

The Success Stories are designed to identify and highlight BJA-funded statewide, local, and/or subgrantee projects that have demonstrated success or have shown promise in meeting the objectives and goals of the BJA funding program while positively impacting communities.

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You can view information about existing Success Stories by selecting one from the below table.

Feature Stories

For some of the existing Success Stories, more in-depth feature stories have been written. Visit the Feature Stories page to learn more about the highlighted programs.

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Use our Success Stories Map to see how BJA funds have brought about positive outcomes in communities. You can also adjust what is displayed by selecting specific BJA programs, states, grant fiscal years, grant award amounts, and topical areas of focus associated with the Success Stories.

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Program Name Date Posted State(s) BJA Program(s) Topic(s)
Anderson Police Department 12/12/2013
SC
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
Boston Police Department Domestic Violence Advocacy Project 12/12/2013
MA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
University of Maryland Institute for Governmental Service and Research -- Implementing and Institutionalizing CompStat in Maryland 12/12/2013
MD
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Law Enforcement
Boston Homicide Survivor/Witness Victim Advocate Program 12/17/2013
MA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Law Enforcement
Systemic Sentencing Issues Appeals Program 12/12/2013
IL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Boston Police Department Office of Research and Development 12/17/2013
MA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Law Enforcement
Stand UP for Outlook 12/12/2013
WA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Law Enforcement
Boston Police Department Youth Violence Strike Force 12/17/2013
MA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Law Enforcement
Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court 12/17/2013
NY
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
California Courts Protective Order Registry (CCPOR) 12/17/2013
CA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Justice Information Sharing
Law Enforcement
Capital Litigation and Homicide Resource Prosecution Initiative 12/17/2013
OK
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Collaborating to Change College Substance Use 12/17/2013
IA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Law Enforcement
Substance Abuse
Community Oriented Problem Solving Analysis Project (COPSAP) 12/17/2013
ME
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Justice Information Sharing
Law Enforcement
Comprehensive Regional Adult Forensic Treatment (CRAFT) Project 12/17/2013
PA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Cook County Forensic Science DNA and Digital Evidence Litigation Program 12/17/2013
IL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Cook County Public Defender Mitigator Project 12/17/2013
IL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
First Judicial District, Waterloo Dual Diagnosis Offender Program (DDOP) 12/17/2013
IA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Shannon Comprehensive Safety Initiative (SCSI) 12/16/2013
MA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Justice Information Sharing
Revere Police Department Community Resource Program 12/16/2013
MA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Law Enforcement
Pueblo Community College: Bridge to Opportunity and HOPE 12/16/2013
CO
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Prince George’s County State Attorney’s Office: Foreclosure Mortgage Fraud Initiative 12/31/2013
MD
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Pennsylvania Virtual Training Network (PAVTN) 12/16/2013
PA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
Parent Project 12/16/2013
CA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Crime Prevention
Law Enforcement
Substance Abuse
Oklahoma Department of Corrections' Female Offender Intervention & Diversion Program 12/16/2013
OK
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Multnomah County Re-entry Enhancement Coordination (REC) Program 12/16/2013
OR
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Monterey County Day Reporting Center (DRC) 12/16/2013
CA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Crime Prevention
Substance Abuse
Maryland’s Violent Offender Warrant Initiative 04/02/2014
MD
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
Kentucky Alternative Sentencing Social Worker Program 04/04/2014
KY
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Interagency Council on Intermediate Sanctions 12/31/2013
HI
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Corrections
Law Enforcement
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Strategic Planning Initiative 12/16/2013
IL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Justice Information Sharing
Harris County Sheriff’s Office: New Choices 12/16/2013
TX
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Substance Abuse
Drug and Violent Crime Task Forces 10/27/2014
OK
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
Churchill County Court Services 04/02/2014
NV
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Substance Abuse
Targeted Community Crime Reduction Program (TCCRP) 04/02/2014
TN
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Crime Prevention
Law Enforcement
Substance Abuse
Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) 04/02/2014
PA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Law Enforcement
Maryland Crime Mapping and Analysis 04/02/2014
MD
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Justice Information Sharing
Law Enforcement
RESTORE (Regional and State Transitional Offender Reentry) Initiative 10/27/2014
FL
Second Chance Act (SCA) Crime Prevention
West TN Gang Work 10/27/2014
TN
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
17th Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force 10/27/2014
AL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Law Enforcement
Recidivism Reduction Program 10/27/2014
GA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Lexington County Drug Parcel Interdiction Enforcement 10/27/2014
SC
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
PACE Center for Girls 11/19/2014
FL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Hope Family Services 01/23/2015
FL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Substance Abuse
Skokie Police Department Automated External Defibrillator Program 01/23/2015
IL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
Charleston Forensic Video Analysis System 03/28/2017
SC
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
Post Adjudication Misdemeanor Drug Court (PADC-MM) 05/04/2016
FL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Substance Abuse
Developing Adults with Necessary Skills (DAWN) Program 05/19/2016
FL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Crime Prevention
Regional Evidence Collection Vehicle 07/25/2016
CT
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
North Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force 10/27/2016
ND
Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Initiative Law Enforcement
Norfolk Crisis Intervention Team 10/12/2016
VA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Mental Health
Smart Supervision Grant - Washington State Department of Corrections 11/28/2016
WA
Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities Corrections
Gerald Tex Fox Justice Center - Juvenile Corrections 11/23/2016
ND
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Tribal Justice
Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia Technology for Gang Prosecution Project 10/21/2016
GA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Justice Information Sharing
Law Enforcement
Miami-Dade County Juvenile Services Department’s (JSD) Civil Citation Program 01/30/2017
FL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Adjudication
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Training at Santa Fe College 02/03/2017
FL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Lifeworks NW-New Options for Women (NOW) Program 01/13/2017
OR
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Osceola County Crisis Intervention Team Program 03/09/2017
FL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
Pennsylvania Justice Network & Cumberland County Laboratory Information Management System Web Service Project 12/20/2016
PA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Justice Information Sharing
Dell Hayden Memorial Child Advocacy Center 02/09/2017
KS
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
Multnomah County Neighborhood Deputy District Attorney Program 03/02/2017
OR
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
Growing Choices Reentry Program for Women 04/20/2017
OH
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Corrections
YWCA of Northwest Ohio Domestic Violence Shelter 06/16/2017
OH
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Ohio Crime Victims' Rights Online Toolkit 07/17/2017
OH
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
Council of Thought and Action (COTA) Youth 07/24/2017
NY
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
Coconino Online Probation Education (COPE) 01/10/2018
AZ
Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities Corrections
InsideOUT Writers Supports Incarcerated Youth in Los Angeles 09/12/2017
CA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Crime Prevention
D'Iberville Retail Crimes Unit 12/11/2017
MS
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Law Enforcement
Illinois Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health and Justice 06/19/2018
IL
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Justice Information Sharing
Mental Health
Substance Abuse

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