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Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Program

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Pennsylvania School Districts Use BJA STOP Funding to Erase School Violence through Social-emotional Learning
October 18, 2021: In this blog post, read how funding from BJA's Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Program have provided Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, educators with the means to implement a social-emotional learning strategies program and curriculum.

Department of Justice Awards More than $85.3 Million in Grants to Address School Violence
October 21, 2019: The Department of Justice has awarded more than $85.3 million to bolster school security — including funding to educate and train students and faculty — and support first responders who arrive on the scene of a school shooting or other violent incident.

More Than $70 Million Awarded to Support School Safety
October 2, 2018: BJA and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services are making more than 220 awards to jurisdictions across the country through grants authorized by the STOP School Violence Act. View the press release for additional details and learn about the BJA awards.

Learn about the FY 2018 STOP School Violence Program and awards made by BJA:

Date Modified: October 20, 2021
Date Created: December 9, 2019