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Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Implementation Update

Brent Cohen, Chief of Staff, Office of the Assistant Attorney General (OAAG); Devon Adams, Deputy Director, Policy Division, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Betsi Griffith, Associate Deputy Director, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA); Eddie Bocanegra, Senior Advisor, OAAG; Ruby Qazilbash, Deputy Director for Policy, BJA; Brenda Worthington, Associate Deputy Director, BJA

Held December 8, 2022, this informational briefing was hosted by the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and focused on OJP's implementation of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. During the briefing, presenters highlighted specific OJP programs, including the following:

  • National Criminal History Improvement Program Supplemental Funding
  • Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative
  • STOP School Violence Program
  • State Crisis Intervention Program
  • Extreme Risk Protective Order and Firearm Crisis Intervention Training and Technical Assistance Initiative.
Date Published: January 5, 2023