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Tribal Justice System Capacity Building T/TA Enhancing Tribal/State Collaborations

Award Information

Award #
2016-IC-BX-K001
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2016
Total funding (to date)
$3,000,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $650,000)

The Tribal Justice System Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program provides a comprehensive array of training and technical assistance (TTA) to assist federally recognized Indian tribes' ability to implement and enhance programs to reduce alcohol, substance abuse, and related crimes; and strengthens tribes' ability to implement and enhance tribal justice systems through training and technical assistance to increase their knowledge of emerging technology, evidence-based practices, and new models of service. The TTA offered will increase the knowledge of criminal and tribal justice practitioners through in-person training, web-based learning, distance learning using webinars, teleconferences, and developing or revising training curricula; increase a tribal justice agency’s ability to solve problems and/or modify policies or practices; and increase the information provided to BJA and the criminal and tribal justice communities.

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) will develop and foster collaboration among tribal-federal-state-local governments in order to improve public safety and victim services effectiveness, and reduce and combat crime in Indian country and nearby communities. To do so, TLPI will provide a comprehensive array of training and technical assistance to enhance a tribe's ability to implement or enhance programs to reduce alcohol, substance abuse, and related crimes; and strengthen the tribe's ability to implement and enhance tribal justice systems through training and technical assistance to increase their knowledge of emerging technology, evidence based practices, and new models of service.

CA/NCF

Date Created: September 14, 2016