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Leadership and Service to Achieve Safer Communities

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Forensic Science Week

During Forensic Science Week (September 17-23), see the latest resources from BJA, including articles, podcasts, upcoming events, and publications. Also learn about BJA programs that provide funding, technical assistance, and other support to forensic science professionals nationwide.

Reaching Recovery in Rural and Tribal Areas

In this episode, the Navajo County (Arizona) county prosecutor speaks about how they are working to help residents on the road to recovery from the moment they enter the county jail.

September is National Recovery Month

Listen as Karhlton F. Moore, BJA Director, welcomes you to Recovery Month 2023.

National Suicide Prevention Month

Access BJA resources related to suicide prevention among public safety personnel as well as responses to individuals experiencing crisis.

Resource Highlights

August 2023 Issue Available

Hear from BJA leadership, read case studies and success stories from grantees, and learn about the latest resources from BJA.

Adult Treatment Court Program Provides Training That Saves Lives

Learn how support through BJA's Adult Treatment Court Program is making an impact in Will County, Illinois.

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.

Funding Resources

Watch this short video to learn about the different steps associated with submitting an application for BJA funding.

BJA is looking for individuals from diverse backgrounds and regions who have knowledge, expertise, and/or lived experience across a wide range of justice-related and community safety areas.

Stay Informed

Connect with us through social media and email to stay informed about funding opportunities, events and speaking engagements, initiative announcements, resource releases, and more.

Responding to COVID-19
  • 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.
Find Funding and Awards

Find Funding and Awards

Discover 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.