Crime Prevention

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.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar on the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. ET. The purpose of this webinar is to provide an overview of the solicitation and highlight changes from the FY 2015 solicitation. Webinar participants will have an opportunity to ask BJA staff questions pertaining to the solicitation.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar on the FY 2016 National Initiatives: Officer Safety and Wellness Initiative—VALOR Program solicitation on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET. The purpose of this webinar is to share information about the solicitation with interested applicants. During the webinar, BJA staff will describe each funding category and will provide an opportunity for interested applicants to ask questions related to the solicitation.

BJA National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Solicitation Webinar

On Tuesday, March 8, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar on the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Solicitation. The webinar will provide an overview of the FY2016 SAKI Solicitation, highlighting changes from the FY2015 grant. View the FY2016 SAKI Solicitation

The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP) at George Mason University recently released “Building Trust with Communities,” a free training resource. CEBCP developed this resource in collaboration with the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy in order to help law enforcement identify positive ways to improve and/or restore trust among the communities they serve.

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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