Bureau of Justice Assistance


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the bureau in the Department of Justice that assists local criminal justice systems to reduce or prevent crime and violence and drug abuse

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The Bureau of Justice Assistance has partnered with Brandeis to study the implementation of these programs, according to the sheriff's office, "to ensure the most effective use of taxpayer dollars as well as their efficacy and outcomes.
NDAA met separately with the acting director and staff in the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), the director of the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), the administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), the director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the director and deputy director of the Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking (SMART) Office, and Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason to learn more about each office's initiatives and priorities, discuss NDAA priorities, and discuss potential ways to partner and engage with the Department of Justice in the future.
Recommendation: Recognizing that DOJ is already engaged in efforts to refine its Recovery Act JAG performance measures in the Performance Measurement Tool (PMT), and to better monitor Recovery Act JAG program performance and demonstrate results through use of this instrument, the Acting Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance should, in revising the department's Recovery Act JAG performance measures, consider, as appropriate, key attributes of successful performance measurement systems, such as clarity, reliability, linkage, objectivity, and measurable targets.
104) According to DOJ's Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the statute specifies the types of current or prior offenses categorized as felony crimes of violence.
S Department of Homeland Security, and David E Lewis, senior policy advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.
Herraiz most recently served as the US Senate-confirmed director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), leading the DOJ's largest funding and policy unit for state, local and tribal criminal justice issues.
Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, provided an excellent overview of the Regional Information Sharing Systems Program, the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website, and fusion centers for the National Criminal Intelligence Resource Center.
Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, two faculty members will conduct digital investigations and teach local cops and detectives how to better fight cybercrime.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a division of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, Rockville, MD, has begun the publication of 'Drug Courts," a monthly bulletin that examines various aspects of drug enforcement and adjudication.
Burns describes his experiences in a bulletin published by the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance.
The federal Bureau of Justice Assistance has agreed to provide the city with $1 million in seed money for community courts in Van Nuys and one that serves downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row.
Finally, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, administrator of the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program, maintains contact throughout the year, supplying the national UCR Program with information regarding officers whose survivors have received benefits.
The US Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Assistance awarded more than $194,000 to each of the 50 states to develop or improve their DNA analysis capabilities and computerized identification systems, with more than 50% of the funds to go toward enhancing DNA analysis.
Judges, court managers, lawyers, and others interested in improving their trial court's responsiveness and effectiveness can find some useful tools in a new Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) publication.
With the stamp of NIJ approval, Gates won a $140,000 grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, a part of the Department of Justice, to take DARE nationwide.
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