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View an Overview of Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Grants, which includes grant award amounts, project descriptions, and site photographs.

For statistical information, visit the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) web site.

For research and evaluation information, visit the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) web site.

JAG State Solicitation Released

BJA has released the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2014 State Solicitation. Applications are due June 3, 2014.



Swift and Certain Sanctions TTA Solicitation Released

BJA has released the FY 2014 Swift and Certain Sanctions (SAC) Training and Technical Assistance Resource Center solicitation. Applications are due May 30, 2014.



Swift and Certain Sanctions Solicitation Released

BJA has released the FY 2014 Swift and Certain Sanctions (SAC) / Replicating the Concepts Behind Project HOPE solicitation. Applications are due June 3, 2014.



Second Chance Reentry Demo Program Webinar

Applying for Second Chance Act Two-Phase Adult Reentry Demonstration Program funding? Register now for a webinar, hosted by BJA's National Reentry Resource Center, on April 25, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. eastern time.



Second Chance Mentoring Webinar

Applying for funding under the Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program Utilizing Mentors solicitation? Register now for a webinar, hosted by BJA's National Reentry Resource Center, on April 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. eastern time.



Read About Second Chance Program Accomplishments

Read BJA's latest fact sheet: Second Chance Act Grant Program Accomplishments, October 2009–September 2013. Since 2009, BJA has made 493 awards totaling nearly $244 million to 48 states and U.S. territories, and more than 77,000 individuals have participated in SCA programs.



Natural Response Control Tactics Level I Instructor Certification
Dates: 4/21/2014 - 4/25/2014
Location: Honolulu, HI

Community Justice 2014: International Summit
Dates: 4/22/2014 - 4/24/2014
Location: San Francisco, CA

Minnesota Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (MnATSA) Conference
Dates: 4/23/2014 - 4/25/2014
Location: Brooklyn Park, MN

An Overview of Sex Offender Reentry: Building a Foundation for Professionals (Webinar)
Dates: 4/23/2014 - 4/23/2014
Location: 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET,

Indiana State Conference to End Sexual Violence
Dates: 4/24/2014 - 4/25/2014
Location: Indianapolis, IN

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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.

Project BUILD
A violence prevention curriculum designed to assist youths in detention overcome obstacles such as gangs, violence, crime, and substance abuse.

Changing Course
An interactive journal designed specifically for offenders incarcerated in a local correctional setting (i.e., jail) who have been screened or identified as having a potential substance use disorder.

Connections
A juvenile court-based program designed to address the needs of juvenile offenders on probation who have emotional and behavioral disorders and the needs of their families. The approach is meant to be an integrated, seamless, coordinated system of care for children with mental health problems.

Little Village Gang Violence Reduction Project (Comprehensive Gang Model)
A comprehensive, community-wide program designed to reduce serious violence in Chicago's gang-ridden Little Village neighborhood.

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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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Improving Criminal Justice System Planning and Operations: Challenges for Local Governments and Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils, (NCJ 238997), BJA-Sponsored, 2012. This paper highlights the potential benefits of effectively functioning criminal justice coordinating councils (CJCCs) and draws on discussions with leaders of a dozen CJCCs in outlining key challenges that local governments and their CJCCs face.
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Adults with Behavioral Health Needs under Correctional Supervision: A Shared Framework for Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Recovery, This white paper presents a shared framework for reducing recidivism and behavioral health problems among individuals under correctional control or supervision—that is, for individuals in correctional facilities or who are on probation or parole. The paper is written for policymakers, administrators, and practitioners committed to making the most effective use of scarce resources to improve outcomes for individuals with behavioral health problems who are involved in the corrections system.
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Strategic Planning: Stakeholder Engagement Strategies, (NCJ 241276), Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Criminal Justice Association, February 2013. This document describes how State Criminal Justice Administering Agencies engage in strategic planning and examines stakeholder identification, outreach, and the most commonly used engagement strategies.
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Program Performance Report: Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, April 2011-March 2012, This report highlights activities funded by the JAG program for the April 2011–March 2012 reporting period.
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Quarterly Performance Update: Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, January-December 2011, This report highlights activities funded by the JAG program for the January-December 2011 reporting period.
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Program Performance Report: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, July 2010-June 2011, This report highlights activities funded by the JAG program for the January-June 2011 reporting period.
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Program Performance Report: Recovery (ARRA) Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, April 2011-March 2012, This report highlights activities funded by the ARRA JAG program for the April 2011-March 2012 reporting period.
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Quarterly Performance Update: Recovery (ARRA) Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, January-December 2011, This report highlights activities funded by the ARRA JAG program for the January-December 2011 reporting period.
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