Bureau of Justice Assistance

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The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) requests proposals from the provider community to fulfill a need for technical assistance services to the field.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the National Gang Center (NCG) have published a guide for law enforcement officials to developing a framework to address youth gang problems in their communities. A Law Enforcement Official’s Guide to the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model aims to provide law enforcement leaders with an overview of the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model, which is an evidence-based framework

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is continuing to prioritize the safety and wellness of law enforcement officers, their families, and professional support staff. BJA has compiled, updated, and expanded various resources associated with enhancing officer safety.

The Council of State Governments recently published a brief titled Addressing Misconceptions about Mental Health and Violence. This brief discusses the misconceptions that can lead to a perception that people with mental illness are more likely to be violent. Through understanding and dispelling these misconceptions, criminal justice professionals can further their goals of protecting public safety.

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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.