Bureau of Justice Assistance


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Synonyms for Bureau of Justice Assistance

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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Agency Affected: Department of Justice: Office of Justice Programs: Bureau of Justice Assistance
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 bulletin is available via SM Online.
Stalking is defined as "non-consensual communication, and/or harassment of another person." (Bureau of Justice Assistance, 1996).
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 company expects to begin clinical trials in 2002, when it should have the first prototype...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.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance provides funds to local police for equipment and to assist specific programs, such as drug enforcement.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Institute of Justice partnered with the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) to rigorously examine how desistance supports crime-free behavior in people who are at risk to reoffend.
Many of the new laws are part of "justice reinvestment" efforts, a partnership of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the federal Bureau of Justice Assistance that helps states with reforms.
Bureau of Justice Assistance's Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program, which is part of President Obama's larger Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative.
Recognizing this need, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) established the Smart Prosecution initiative in 2014.
The program is funded in part by the Program Manager of the Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA).
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