The Bureau of Justice Assistance supports programs and initiatives in various areas, including corrections, courts, drugs and substance use, forensic sciences, law enforcement, mental health, and tribal justice. View a list below or use the Search Filters feature to conduct a keyword search of programs.
SCAAP provides federal payments to states and localities that incurred correctional officer salary costs for incarcerating undocumented criminal aliens with at least one felony or two misdemeanor convictions for violations of state or local law, and incarcerated for at least 4 consecutive days during the reporting period.
This program was created to assist states in building, implementing, and improving victim notification capacity.
This program helps address the extreme shortage of board-certified forensic pathologists in the United States and provides medical examiner and coroner offices with the resources to become accredited and maintain that accreditation.
This program seeks to improve school security by providing students and teachers with the tools and training they need to recognize, respond quickly to, and prevent acts of violence, including hate crimes.
This program provides state, local, and tribal community supervision agencies with information, resources, and training and technical assistance to engage in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders using data and research-informed strategies to assess and improve responses to client behavior in accordance with the principles of swiftness, certainty, and fairness; improve supervision outcomes; prevent recidivism; reduce crime in their jurisdictions; promote the fair administration of justice; and advance public safety.
This program's goals are to build and enhance capacity and improve delivery of civil and criminal legal services to individuals and tribes, as well as develop policies that improve access to tribal justice systems, and provide training and technical assistance for development and enhancement of tribal justice systems.
This program provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia with funding to strengthen tribal justice system capacity by addressing physical infrastructure needs.
This program provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia with funding to help them address critical public safety challenges their tribal justice systems face.
This program supports wrongful conviction review entities providing high-quality and efficient post-conviction representation for defendants in post-conviction claims of innocence.
The VALOR Initiative is an effort to improve the immediate and long-term safety, wellness, and resilience of our nation’s law enforcement officers.
This program supports state, local, and tribal efforts to plan and implement or enhance the operations of veterans treatment courts.
VOI/TIS grant funds allowed states to build or expand correctional facilities to increase the bed capacity for the confinement of persons convicted of Part 1 violent crimes or adjudicated delinquents for an act that, if committed by an adult, would be a Part 1 violent crime.