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Officer Safety and Wellness Initiatives

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The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) helps to make American communities safer by strengthening the nation’s criminal justice system. Through grants, training and technical assistance, and policy development services, BJA provides state, local, and tribal governments with the tools and best practices they need to reduce crime, support justice system personnel, and combat victimization.

VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Program Marks 10-Year Anniversary

VALOR Program 10-Year Anniversary

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) VALOR Officer and Safety Wellness Program. This program brings vital resources to the field of law enforcement. More than 700 trainings have been held through VALOR, training over 64,000 officers.