Adjudication / Courts

IACP Project Safe Neighborhoods: Characteristics of Armed Persons Delaware-Maryland Training

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), in collaboration with the Department of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Executive Office of U.S. Attorney’s, the United States Attorney’s Office District of Delaware, the United States Attorney’s Office District of Maryland, and the Middle Atlantic-Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network, present the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Characteristics of Armed Persons training event.

Please join the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) for the webinar, “Measures for Justice” on Friday, April 29 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET. The purpose of this webinar is to describe the Measures for Justice Project, review its history, and discuss how the measures can be used to identify criminal justice system best practices and problem areas.

APA Webinar - Measures for Justice

Please join the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys on Friday April 29th at 3:00 P.M. ET for a thought-provoking presentation on Measures for Justice, the first attempt to initiate and implement a series of performance measures to assess and compare the entire criminal justice process from beginning to end, from arrest to post conviction, on a county-by-county basis nationwide.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar on the Encouraging Innovation: Field-Initiated Programs FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Through this solicitation, BJA seeks to prevent and reduce crime and enhance the criminal justice system through collaboration with the field to identify, define, and respond to emerging or chronic crime problems and systemic issues.

BJA Webinar - The Price of Justice: Rethinking the Consequences of Justice Fines and Fees Funding Opportunity

 This webinar will provide an overview of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) “The Price of Justice: Rethinking the Consequences of Justice Fines and Fees” funding opportunity. Potential applicants will have an opportunity to learn about the background and key concepts of this funding opportunity, and the requirements of the solicitation. The goal of this program is to encourage and disseminate best practices for coordinated and appropriate justice systems responses due to justice-involved individuals’ inability to pay fines, fees, and related charges.

BJA Smart Prosecution Solicitation Webinar

On March 3, 2016, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar the Smart Prosecution Initiative Solicitation Fiscal Year 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement. The purpose of this webinar is to share information about the solicitation with interested applicants. Webinar participants will have the opportunity to learn about BJA’s expectations of the selected state, local, or tribal prosecutor agency, and ask questions about the solicitation and the application process. Applications are dur by 5:00 p.m. ET on March 28, 2016.

Webinar: BJA and SAMHSA Wellness Court Funding Opportunities

This webinar will provide a brief overview of Tribal Healing to Wellness Court funding opportunities available within the FY 2016 Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Drug Court Discretionary Program, the SAMHSA Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Drug Courts (Short Title: SAMHSA Treatment Drug Courts), and the anticipated Joint BJA/SAMHSA Adult Drug Court Solicitation. This webinar focuses upon the application requirements of these grants. In addition, this webinar provides BJA Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program-specific grant writing tips, general grant writing tips, and other potential federal sources of funding. 

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recently released 41 new solicitations seeking applications from providers to work in a host of areas including probation reform and reducing intellectual property theft. See below for a list of the solicitations and the associated deadlines.

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