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Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program

This program supports state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies in their outreach to and education for the public about hate crimes; supports victims, agency staff, and partners who have been impacted by these crimes; and provides support to reimburse extraordinary expenses associated with the investigation and prosecution of hate crimes.

The Role of Information Sharing in Counter-Terrorism Investigation and Prevention

November 2010
The Role of Information Sharing in Counter-Terrorism Investigation and Prevention is part of a series of podcasts produced by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) which are designed to bring users the latest information in justice innovations, practices, and perspectives from the field of criminal justice. In this particular podcast, we hear from Richard A. Marquise, Director of the State and Local Anti-Terrorism (SLATT) Program and former FBI agent, about his experience with counter-terrorism prevention and investigation. Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance Web site Participants: Michael Medaris - Senior Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance Richard A. Marquise - Director, SLATT® [State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training] Program

Special Agent William Sentner, III (posthumously) (U.S. Department of Justice, Miami, FL)

On Wednesday, June 21, 2006, Special Agent William Sentner of the Miami, FL, Field Office, Investigations Division, Office of Inspector General (OIG) was working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in an investigation involving corrupt prison guards in a federal prison facility in Tallahassee, Florida. As a result of the investigation, six prison guards were indicted for sexually abusing female inmates, smuggling contraband into the institution, and threatening the inmates with retaliation if they exposed the criminal acts.

Special Agents Brocklyn Bahe, Christian Galeski, Matthew Nagle, Joseph Montoya, and Rodney Draper (Federal Bureau of Investigation, Alabama)

Special Agents Bahe, Galeski, Nagle, Montoya, and Draper are all recognized for their courageous rescue of an abducted 5-year-old child. The child was taken from a school bus on January 29, 2013, by a man who had shot and killed the bus driver after he refused to hand over two children as hostages. He held the child for six days in an underground bunker with multiple weapons and improvised explosive devices, making unreasonable and incoherent demands.

Special Agent Tyler Call (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

FBI Special Agent Tyler Call is honored for his heroic actions, while off duty, to save the life of a hostage.

On July 30, 2014, Special Agent Call and his wife and child, on their way to dinner, had just parked near a gym next door to the restaurant. At the same time, a woman arrived for the workout class she attended every Monday and Wednesday. Her ex-husband, knowing her schedule, was lying in wait in the gym's parking lot, concealing a 40-caliber handgun.

Episode 57: Nation’s Capital Spotlight – Washington Metro PD, DC (Part 2 of 3)

December 2016
Todd Maxwell with the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Body Worn Camera Team, interviews Washington Metropolitan Police Department’s Commander Ralph Ennis, Derek Meeks and research fellow Anita Ravishshankar to discuss process of implementing a BWC program in the nation’s capital and the challenges that presented. The group will also discuss lessons learned regarding policy creation and community outreach along with its research efforts. Finally the group gives some advice on large agency considerations.

Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations Program

The Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations Program, launched in FY 2020, provides support to state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecutors in their investigation and prosecution of cold case murders associated with civil rights violations.

BJA FY 19 The Intellectual Property Enforcement Program: Protecting Public Health, Safety, and the Economy from Counterfeit Goods and Product Piracy

Closing Date
The Intellectual Property Enforcement Program (IPEP), administered by BJA, is designed to provide national support and improve the capacity of state, local, and tribal criminal justice systems to address IP enforcement, including prosecution, prevention, training, and technical assistance. Awards will be made by BJA to support law enforcement agencies in coordinating the goals, objectives, and activities of their IP enforcement task forces in close collaboration with the relevant state, local, tribal, and federal agencies, to include local U.S. Attorney's Offices (USAOs).