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Deadline Approaching

Nominations for the 2022 Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery are being accepted until February 15, 2023. All heroic acts performed by law enforcement officers from January 1 through December 31, 2022, are eligible for nomination.

Funding Resources

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Learn about open BJA funding opportunities.

Successful Applications
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Find examples of narratives from previous opportunities.

Program Highlights

Guides Available

The new Justice Counts Technical Implementation Guides, covering seven criminal justice sectors, equip agencies with the tools they need to configure and share data.

Finding a Serial Killer

Hear how decades of determined police work and cutting-edge forensic science identified Joe Michael Ervin as the person who assaulted and murdered four women between 1978 and 1981.

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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.

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Responding to COVID-19
  • 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.
  • Approximately $850 million was available through the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) program. View CESF award details.
  • Criminals are attempting to exploit COVID-19 through a variety of scams. Stay informed about common fraud schemes.
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