BJA builds the capacity of criminal justice practitioners to effectively execute criminal justice initiatives. Capacity-building is an ongoing process through which organizations enhance their ability to identify and meet development challenges. BJA NTTAC’s role in this effort is to facilitate learning in regard to:

  • Organizational structure;

  • Data collection, analysis, and reporting;

  • Use of evaluation results;

  • Program design and planning;

  • Collaboration and partnership development; and

  • Organization leadership.

Through these efforts, BJA NTTAC helps criminal justice professionals to reduce crime and promote public safety by providing the tools, resources, and information necessary to promote professional development and evoke broader impact within the criminal justice community. In each BJA NTTAC TTA engagements, increasing an agency or community’s capacity is a priority.