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Training and Technical Assistance
For detailed information on all BJA-sponsored training and technical assistance, visit the Training & Technical Assistance page.

STOP School Violence Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Program

Application deadline extended for the FY 2019 STOP School Violence Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Program solicitation. This solicitation seeks applications that address the development and operation of school threat assessment and specialized multidisciplinary mental health intervention teams; the development of technology for local or regional anonymous reporting systems; and the creation or enhancement of State School Safety Centers. Apply by: July 15, 2019.



Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction Program

Application deadline extended for the BJA FY 2019 Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction (CBCR) Program solicitation. This program enhances the capacity of local and tribal communities to effectively reduce violent crime in distressed neighborhoods through collaborative approaches. Apply by: July 15, 2019.



New Sites Added to the National Public Safety Partnership Initiative

Attorney General William P. Barr announced 10 new National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) sites in areas with elevated crime rates. View the Department of Justice press release to learn more about the PSP initiative and the new sites.



Learn About Project Safe Neighborhoods

Watch the recently posted Project Safe Neighborhoods video highlighting the Justice Department's comprehensive strategy to reduce violent crime in communities across the country.



Southwest Border Rural Law Enforcement Information Sharing and Interdiction Assistance Grants

BJA is seeking applications for funding under FY 2019 Southwest Border Rural Law Enforcement Information Sharing and Interdiction Assistance Grants, which provide funding to rural law enforcement agencies along the southwest border of the United States, to support efforts to reduce violent crime. Apply by: July 2, 2019.



The Intellectual Property Enforcement Program (IPEP): Protecting Public Health, Safety, and the Economy from Counterfeit Goods and Product Piracy

BJA has released the FY 2019 IPEP solicitation. This program is designed to improve the capacity of state, local, tribal, and territorial criminal justice systems to address intellectual property enforcement, including prosecution, prevention, training, and technical assistance. Apply by: July 2, 2019.



Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy Symposium
Dates: 6/27/2019 - 6/27/2019
Location: Arlington, VA

National Association of Counties Annual Conference
Dates: 7/12/2019 - 7/15/2019
Location: Las Vegas, NV

National Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability
Dates: 7/17/2019 - 7/18/2019
Location: Chicago, IL

Financial Management Training Seminar: Basic
Dates: 7/24/2019 - 7/25/2019
Location: Washington, DC

Multi-Jurisdictional Public Safety Partnership Forum
Dates: 7/30/2019 - 7/31/2019
Location: Worley, ID

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Front-End Diversion Initiative
A preadjudication diversion program designed to divert juveniles with mental health needs away from the juvenile justice system through specialized supervision and case management.

Milwaukee (Wis.) Homicide Review Commission (MHRC)
A program that provides a unique forum for addressing violence in Milwaukee, Wis., by engaging law enforcement and other stakeholders in the community to assess and evaluate the cause of homicides in efforts to prevent future incidents.

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.

Too Good for Drugs—Middle School
A school-based drug prevention program designed to reduce students’ intention to use alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs, while promoting prosocial attitudes, skills, and behaviors.

Teenage Health Teaching Modules
A comprehensive school health curriculum for grades 6 to 12. By addressing various health issues, the curriculum aims to positively affect student health knowledge, attitudes, practices, and behaviors.

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Project Safe Neighborhoods: America's Network Against Gun Violence, (NCJ 205263), Bureau of Justice Assistance, June 2004. Presents an overview of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a gun crime reduction strategy that links federal, state, and local forces in a multifaceted approach to deter and punish gun crime.
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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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Solutions for Safer Communities: BJA FY 2013 Annual Report to Congress, Bureau of Justice Assistance, March 2015. This Annual Report describes the funding, technical assistance, and diverse resources BJA provided in FY 2013 to support jurisdictions in reducing and preventing crime and promoting fairness in the criminal justice system.
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Real Crimes in Virtual Worlds: An Interview With Dr. Brian Regli and Dr. Robert D'Ovidio , An interview with Dr. Brian Regli, Chief Executive Officer of Drakontas LLC, and Dr. Robert D’Ovidio, Associate Professor at Drexel University, about crime in virtual worlds and online gaming communities.
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Gang Members in Small-town and Rural Communities, BJA-Sponsored, 2014. This article briefly outlines what is known about gangs and gang members in rural communities and small towns as derived from the empirical literature.
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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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Intellectual Property Theft Enforcement Program (IPEP): Program Performance Report, July-December 2012, NCJ 244912, BJA-Sponsored, 2013. This resource includes performance information reported by recipients of BJA IPEP grants. The data used for this report were submitted by grantees conducting grant activities in July–December 2012.
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APPA's C.A.R.E. Model: A Framework for Collaboration, Analysis, Reentry, and Evaluation: A Response to Street Gang Violence, BJA-Sponsored, June 2012. This document presents the American Probation and Parole Association's Collaboration, Analysis, Reentry, and Evaluation (C.A.R.E.) model for use in responding to gang violence. C.A.R.E. was developed with Project Safe Neighborhoods funding support.
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Effective Marketing Practices: A Guide for Smart Policing Initiatives, BJA-Sponsored, January 2011. This guide explains how to apply marketing concepts in the context of Smart Policing and crime control programs.
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