Bureau of Justice Assistance

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is a component of the U.S. Department of Justice that provides funding, training, and technical assistance to support state, local, and tribal criminal justice programs across the country. The BJAs mission is to promote justice and enhance public safety through a range of initiatives, including drug treatment courts, community policing, and anti-human trafficking efforts. The agency also works to promote innovation and best practices in criminal justice programs, and supports research and evaluation to measure program effectiveness. The BJAs website provides resources and information on funding opportunities, training and technical assistance, and research and evaluation related to criminal justice policy and practice.

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