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VALOR Program Promotes Officer Safety and WellnessThe BJA-supported VALOR Program provides training and technical assistance at no cost to state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies. VALOR trainings cover topics that support officers' physical and mental well-being.
DOJ BJA's Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Helps Bring Serial Killer Samuel Little to Justice
The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI), an innovative BJA program that is helping law enforcement agencies nationwide test rape kits and close cold case sexual assaults and homicides, is one of the critical investigative tools that led authorities to believe Samuel Little may be the worst serial killer in American history, by enabling police across the country to corroborate at least 34 of Little's confessions.
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Through the FY 2019 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program, BJA is seeking applications to establish or enhance drug court services, to include coordination, management of drug court participants, and recovery support services. Apply by: April 16, 2019.
Through the FY 2019 Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Planning, Training, Technical Assistance, and Resource Center Initiative opportunity, BJA seeks providers to support both Adult Drug Court (ADC) and Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) Program grantees. Apply by: April 16, 2019.
BJA has released the FY 2019 Innovative Prosecution Solutions for Combating Violent Crime funding opportunity. The purpose of this program is to provide state, local, and tribal prosecutors with information, resources, and training and technical assistance to develop effective strategies and programs to address and prosecute individuals who commit violent crime. Apply by: April 16, 2019.
BJA Director Jon Adler and other OJP personnel recently attended the annual Crime Fighters Conference in Los Angeles, CA. The conference convened senior police leaders from around the country to learn about innovative, evidence-based violence reduction strategies. Read the OJP Blog to learn more.
BJA, through the Council of State Governments Justice Center, invites proposals from states, localities, and federally recognized tribal jurisdictions to serve as models for probation and/or parole partnerships with law enforcement and/or prosecuting agencies to reduce violent crime and recidivism. Learn more about this opportunity and apply by March 8, 2019.
Through the FY 2019 SAKI solicitation, BJA is seeking applications for funding to address the issue and impact of unsubmitted sexual assault kits (SAKs) at law enforcement agencies. This program works to improve: 1) state and local jurisdictions' capacities to respond to violent crime; and 2) the functioning of the criminal justice system through the investigation and prosecution of cases resulting from SAK evidence and the collection of lawfully owed DNA. Apply by: April 9, 2019.
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