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Programs That Support Jails

NCJ Number
Date Published
May 2023
6 pages
Publication Series

This document provides a listing of 24 Bureau of Justice Assistance programs that support jails, and includes descriptive paragraphs and links to relevant websites.


This document provides a series of brief descriptions of Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) programs that have the purpose of supporting jails and criminal justice through funding, training and technical assistance (TTA), and other methods. Each program listed includes a brief scope note and links to relevant websites. The programs listed include: Body-Worn Camera Partnership Program; Child Friendly Visiting Spaces in Jails and Prisons Program; Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program; Collaborative Crisis Response and Intervention Training Program; Crime Analyst in Residence Program; Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant and Substance Use Program; Corrections Officer and Staff Safety and Wellness Program; Jails and Justice Support Center; Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program; National Reentry Resource Center and Second Chance Technical Assistance; Justice Counts; Justice Reinvestment Initiative State-level Technical Assistance; National Training and Technical Assistance Center; Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Program; Prison Rape Elimination Act Management Office—Including the National PREA Resource Center; Safeguarding Correctional Facilities and Public Safety by Addressing Contraband Cellphones Program; Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program; Second Chance Act—Community Reentry Incubator Initiative; Second Chance Act—Community-based Reentry Program; Second Chance Act—Reentry Program Evaluation Support Initiative; Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision Program—Applying the Principles Behind Project HOPE; Tribal Corrections Training and Technical Assistance Initiative; Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning Program; and the Tribal Justice Systems Infrastructure Program.

Date Published: May 1, 2023