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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.

Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Technical Assistance Program Solicitation Released

BJA is seeking applications for funding through the Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Technical Assistance Program. This program provides technical assistance to Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Program certificate holders and their cost accounting centers to enhance prison industry programs which assist incarcerated individuals in developing marketable skills that will increase their potential for rehabilitation and meaningful employment upon release. Applications are due June 28, 2016.



Smart Reentry Funding Now Available

BJA is seeking applications for funding through the Second Chance Act Smart Reentry Program. This program provides resources to states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments to plan and implement more effective and evidence-based reentry practices and service delivery systems that address individuals' needs and reduce recidivism. Applications for the Smart Reentry: Focus on Evidence-based Strategies for Successful Reentry from Incarceration to Community opportunity are due June 9, 2016.



National Adult and Juvenile Reentry Resource Center Solicitation Released

BJA is seeking applications for funding to operate a National Adult and Juvenile Reentry Resource Center under the Second Chance Act. This program provides training and technical assistance services to state, local, and tribal jurisdictions to facilitate the successful reentry of people from detention and incarceration to communities. Applications are due June 2, 2016.



Tribal Justice System Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program Funding Available

BJA is seeking applications through the Tribal Justice System Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program. This program assists federally recognized Indian tribes in planning and implementing comprehensive strategies to reduce and control crime associated with alcohol and other drug abuse; and in developing, implementing, and enhancing American Indian and Alaska Native tribal justice systems. Applications are due June 2, 2016.



RSAT Training and Technical Assistance Program Solicitation Released

BJA is seeking applications through the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Training and Technical Assistance Program. This program is designed to assist RSAT recipients as they integrate evidence-based practices into existing programming through the provision of training and technical assistance. Applications are due June 2, 2016.



Funding Available for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration State-Based Capacity Building Program

BJA is seeking applications through the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration State-Based Capacity Building Program. This program supports BJA's Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) by seeking a provider(s) to deliver resources and services to unfunded, but eligible JMHCP applicants. Applications are due May 19, 2016.



Tribal Probation Academy - Session II
Dates: 5/9/2016 - 5/13/2016
Location: Appleton, WI

Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) Regional Training
Dates: 5/10/2016 - 5/11/2016
Location: Camp Verde, AZ

19th Annual California Coalition on Sexual Offending (CCOSO) Training Conference
Dates: 5/10/2016 - 5/13/2016
Location: San Diego, CA

Midwest Gang Investigators Association (MGIA) National Gang Conference
Dates: 5/15/2016 - 5/18/2016
Location: Dubuque, IA

Association of Paroling Authorities International Annual Training Conference
Dates: 5/15/2016 - 5/18/2016
Location: Daytona Beach, FL

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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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Best Practices in the Use of Restraints with Pregnant Women and Girls Under Correctional Custody, This report provides a set of principles and best practices to guide policy and practice regarding the use of restraints with pregnant women and girls under correctional custody.
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Reducing Recidivism: States Deliver Results, BJA-Sponsored, June 2014. This report highlights significant reductions in recidivism rates in eight states: Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Wisconsin.
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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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National Gang Center, Winter 2014, Volume 3, BJA-sponsored, 2014. This article presents highlights of the American Probation and Parole (APPA) probation and parole gang membership interviews.
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Paroling Authorities: The Importance of Engaging Meaningful Partnerships, BJA-sponsored, 2014. This guide is designed to provide information and tools to help paroling authorities heighten their interest in forming strong collaborative partnerships with key criminal justice stakeholders in their state, and to provide them with concrete suggestions and strategies for building these partnerships to strengthen the criminal justice system and to enhance community safety.
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Program Performance Report: Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Grant Program, July 2011-March 2012, BJA-Sponsored, 2013. This report summarizes the performance data FY 2006-2010 Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) grantees reported between July 2011 and March 2012.
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Program Performance Report: Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Program (SAVIN), January-June 2013, BJA-Sponsored, 2014. This report summarizes the self-reported performance data submitted by 29 SAVIN grantees between January and June 2013. These grantees received BJA SAVIN funding in Fiscal Years 2007–2011.
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Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2013, BJA-sponsored, September 2014. This report presents an overview of the grant activities of JMHCP grantees during FY 2013.
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Program Performance Report: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program, January-June 2013, BJA-Sponsored, September 2014. This report provides information about RSAT grantee activities during the January through June 2013 period.
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Program Performance Report: Correctional Systems and Correctional Alternatives on Tribal Lands (CSCATL), April 2012-March 2013, BJA-Sponsored, September 2014. This report examines key findings of the CSCATL program, highlighting grantee progress toward achieving strategic plans, renovation, or construction projects.
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