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An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

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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.

BJA provides funding and other support through a number of programs and services. Following are a sampling of available BJA resources that are specifically related to mental health matters:

BJA Programs

Additional Resources

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Date Created: September 17, 2021