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Leadership and Service to Achieve Safer Communities

Learn about the Bureau of Justice Assistance

Positions Available

BJA is currently hiring for a Deputy Director for Policy and a Deputy Director for Programs. Apply for consideration for either position by December 21, 2021. 

Law Enforcement Toolkit Available

The COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit for the Law Enforcement Community includes resources and strategies agencies can use internally and when communicating to the public about the importance of vaccinations.

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Law Enforcement Officer Safety and Wellness

BJA recognizes the important and often-times dangerous work that our nation's law enforcement officers do on a daily basis.

Mass Violence Advisory Initiative (MVAI)

A collaboration between the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the International Association of Chiefs of Police, MVAI equips law enforcement leaders and their communities with expert assistance, guidance, and rapid response resources in the event of targeted acts of mass violence.

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Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program

The leading source of federal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions, JAG provides states, tribes, and local governments with critical funding to support a range of program areas.

Responding to COVID-19

 

  • Approximately $850 million was available through the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) program. View CESF award details.
  • Access the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) site for announcements and updates regarding the impact of COVID-19 on OJP grantees.
  • Criminals are attempting to exploit COVID-19 through a variety of scams. Stay informed about common fraud schemes.
Find Funding and Awards

Find Funding and Awards

Discover available funding opportunities, access awards, learn about funding webinars, and more.
Access Resources

Access Resources

Find publications and multimedia resources produced or sponsored by BJA.
Learn about Programs

Learn about Programs

Learn about the different programs that BJA supports.
Participate in Events

Participate in Events

Learn about upcoming conferences, trainings, and webinars.