Bureau of Justice Assistance

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As part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI), the Urban Institute partners with states to provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to help them “implement innovative, data-driven, and comprehensive approaches to reduce crime, cut recidivism rates, and direct resources toward more cost-effective safety strategies.” To

As part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Policy Implementation Program, CNA and its partners Arizona State University, Justice & Security Strategies, and the International City/County Management Association’s Center for Public Safety Management manage a BWC Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) website.

Substance abuse diversion programs can help law enforcement and other first responders to direct individuals who have overdosed toward community-based behavioral health services and away from the criminal justice system.

Community courts provide a flexible, tailored approach to justice in local communities. There are many diverse community courts ranging from peer-to-peer courts, mediation, restorative courts, and more. Some function on their own and some complement traditional courts. Their high adaptability, however, makes it hard to evaluate them.

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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.