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Genealogy Research: Successful Convictions of a Serial Rapist

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:50

On May 23, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET, the BJA-supported Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Training and Technical Assistance program will host a webinar to increase understanding of how genealogy can be used effectively in sex-related crimes. Participants can learn how genealogy research/investigation can bring new leads to decades-old cold cases.

Innovative Programming for Veterans in the Criminal Justice System

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:50

Join BJA and other personnel for a webinar on June 6, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET, to learn about programming developed specifically for incarcerated veterans in two jurisdictions. Learn how the jurisdictions developed partnerships to better serve these individuals.

Federal Criminal Practice for Tribal Prosecutors Seminar

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:38

BJA, in partnership with the National Indian Country Training Initiative, is holding the Federal Criminal Practice for Tribal Prosecutors Seminar on July 30-August 2, 2019, in Columbia, SC. This seminar is intended for law-trained and licensed tribal prosecutors and tribal attorneys interested in serving or already serving as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in a U.S. Attorney's office. Nominations to attend are due by May 24, 2019.

Data-led Governing: Raising the Bar for States’ Criminal Justice Policy and Practice

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:38

Through the FY 2019 Data-led Governing opportunity, BJA is seeking applications for funding for a new initiative designed to establish standards for the collection, analysis, and use of state-and local-level data in criminal justice policy and practice decision-making, including data-sharing protocols and resource allocation decisions. Apply by: July 16, 2019.

Learn about ODMAP Opportunity and Application Process

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:35

During a webinar on May 30, 2019, at 1 p.m. ET, presenters will discuss the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Statewide Expansion and Response Grant, an opportunity sponsored by BJA in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Learn more and register to participate.

Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Statewide Expansion and Response

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:35

BJA is sponsoring this opportunity in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This initiative is designed to support statewide adoption of ODMAP as well as the development of highly coordinated public safety, behavioral health, and public health responses to the data, focusing on “hot spots” and trends of concern. Apply by: June 27, 2019.

Partnerships to Support Data-Driven Responses to Emerging Drug Solicitation Webinar

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:35

On May 30, 2019, at 11 a.m. ET, learn about the Partnerships to Support Data-driven Responses to Emerging Drug Threats funding opportunity and application process during an informational webinar.

Partnerships to Support Data-driven Responses to Emerging Drug Threats

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:35

This initiative is designed to demonstrate how local public health, behavioral health, and public safety agencies can collaboratively leverage their distinct and complementary roles and capabilities to collect, share, and analyze near real-time data to support coordinated cross-sector responses to reduce overdose deaths. Under this solicitation, up to six communities will be selected for grant awards up to $600,000, each for a 24-month period. Apply by: June 27, 2019.

Responding to the FY2019 Second Chance Act Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Program

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:07

On May 28, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET, join BJA and National Reentry Resource Center representatives for a review of the FY 2019 Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness application process. Learn more about the webinar and register to attend.

Participate in Upcoming URLPWC Solicitation Support Webinar

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 14:36

On May 15, 2019, at 3 p.m. ET, BJA will hold a webinar to provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the FY 2019 Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions (URLPWC) Program solicitation. The presenters will discuss the opportunity purpose and goals, eligibility requirements, categories, and deliverables, and will also address frequently asked questions. Register to participate.

Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions Program

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 14:36

BJA is seeking applications for funding through the FY 2019 Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions Program. The URLPWC Program seeks to evaluate specific judicial outcomes and assess prospective risk factors that might impact a wrongful conviction. Apply by: July 2, 2019.

Learn About Project Safe Neighborhoods

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 17:12

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

FY 2019 Swift, Certain, Fair Grant Webinar

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:10

BJA will host an informational webinar on May 17, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. ET, to provide information for state, local, and tribal jurisdictions that are interested in implementing a Swift, Certain, and Fair (SCF) Supervision Program Model through BJA's FY 2019 Innovative Responses to Behavior in the Community: Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision solicitation.

Register for Innovative Reentry Initiatives Solicitation Review Webinar

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 10:26

On May 14, 2019, at 3 p.m. ET, representatives from BJA and the National Reentry Resource Center will describe the FY 2019 Innovative Reentry Initiative grant program, the application process, and tips for a strong application. Learn more and register for the webinar.

Responding to the FY2019 Second Chance Act Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities Program

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 10:26

During a webinar on May 14, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. ET, representatives from BJA and the National Reentry Resource Center will describe the FY 2019 Second Chance Act Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI) grant program and application process. A FY 2015 ISI grantee will also join to share their experience from the application process and offer suggestions on how to successfully prepare to apply for this grant. Register to participate.

CGIC 2019 Solicitation Informational Webinar

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 09:21

BJA and the National Resource and Technical Assistance Center team will provide an overview of the 2019 Crime Gun Intelligence Center (CGIC) solicitation during this webinar on May 16, 2019, at 1 p.m. ET. Participants will learn about eligibility, program essential elements, roles and responsibilities of a CGIC, and much more. Register to participate.

Register for Upcoming JMHCP Solicitation Review Webinar

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 09:21

On May 16, 2019, at 1 p.m. ET, BJA and Council of State Governments Justice Center staff will host a webinar on Responding to the 2019 Solicitation for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP). Register to participate for a review of this grant program and application process.

Breaking the Stigma of Law Enforcement Suicide

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 08:34

BJA has partnered with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to launch the National Consortium on Preventing Law Enforcement Suicide, a groundbreaking new initiative to raise awareness of the systemic barriers to mental health and prevent deaths by suicide among law enforcement officers. Read more in the IACP blog post.

Participate in Upcoming Tribal Justice CTAS Solicitation Support Webinar

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 14:17

Join BJA on May 7, 2019, at 1 p.m. ET for the Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Solicitation review webinar. During the webinar, the goals, eligibility, deliverables, and more about this opportunity will be addressed.

Southwest Border Rural Law Enforcement Information Sharing and Interdiction Assistance Grants

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:15

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.

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