Bureau of Justice Assistance

National Training and

Technical Assistance Center

Community Violence Intervention (CVI)

In April 2021, the Biden-Harris Administration announced historic investments in community violence intervention (CVI) efforts to combat the gun violence epidemic. As part of the Administration’s efforts to support communities seeking to implement or expand CVI efforts, subject matter experts will present on CVI-related topics in a series of webinars. This webinar series is a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Education, and the White House Domestic Policy Council.

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Semiannual Grant Report deadline is July 30

To assist BJA Grantees in completing reports before the deadline, the NTTAC team is offering several training sessions:

Last month, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) published a legal guide describing the significance of substance withdrawal supervision in jails and the laws protecting people in jails. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 63 percent of incarcerated adults have substance use disorders, compared to 5 percent of adults who are not incarcerated.

Team working with data.

Last month, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) in Partnership with the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics (SEARCH), published a brief on the Death in Custody Reporting Act (DCRA). Congress originally passed the DCRA in 2000 in an effort to collect data on deaths involving law enforcement.

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TTA Catalog

BJA NTTAC's TTA Catalog is a feature that promotes upcoming events and trainings; TTA resources offered by BJA TTA providers; and a list of current BJA TTA grantees. The TTA Catalog aims to share information on available trainings and technical assistance that may be of interest to the justice community.