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Corrections & Reentry

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The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) helps America’s state, local, and tribal jurisdictions reduce and prevent crime, lower recidivism, and promote a fair and safe criminal justice system. BJA provides a wide range of resources through programs and services, including training and technical assistance, to address chronic and emerging criminal justice challenges nationwide. Following are a sampling of available BJA resources that are specifically related to corrections and reentry:

Funding Awards

Jails and Justice Support Center Launched

BJA Director Moore was joined by other Department of Justice officials, sheriffs, jail leaders, association partners, and advocates from across the country to launch the Jails and Justice Support Center (JJSC), which assists jails in creating safe, humane, and effective environments for incarcerated individuals, staff, and visitors.

Visit the JJSC Website

Justice Reinvestment Initiative Website Available

BJA, along with The Council of State Governments Justice Center and the Crime and Justice Institute, has launched the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI) website. This website serves as the central information hub for JRI efforts across the country and a key resource for state leaders interested in advancing fair, efficient, and proven criminal justice strategies.

Visit the JRI Website

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This page is updated regularly as new resources are released.

Date Created: September 17, 2021