The National Institute of Corrections and the Bureau of Justice Assistance have partnered with the Justice Programs Office (JPO) to develop and administer training and technical assistance (TTA) for specialized screening, assessment, and case planning tools for veterans treatment courts (VTCs).
The Center for Effective Public Policy (the Center), under the Justice Reinvestment Initiative sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides technical assistance and financial support to states, counties, cities, and tribal authorities that are currently engaged in justice reinvestment. The Center is currently working with a consortium of partners to provide technical assistance as part of a two-phase effort.
Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) programs for survivors include the National Police Survivors' Conference held each May during National Police Week; scholarships; peer support at the national, state, and local levels; the "C.O.P.S. Kids" counseling reimbursement program; the "C.O.P.S. Kids" Summer Camp; the "C.O.P.S. Teens" Outward Bound experience for young adults; special retreats for spouses, parents, siblings, adult children, extended family, and coworkers; trial and parole support; and other assistance programs.
Funded and administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC) is the nation's primary source of information and guidance on reentry.
What NRRC Does:
Delivers Training and Technical Assistance: The NRRC provides individualized and strategic guidance to recipients of Second Chance Act grants to maximize their efforts to reduce recidivism and help people succeed in their communities after they return from incarceration.
In 2004, Congress authorized the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program through the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act. This $50-million grant program, administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, was created to help states, local government, and tribal organizations improve responses to people with mental illness who are involved with the criminal justice system.
In order to achieve its mission to eliminate sexual abuse in confinement facilities nationwide, the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Resource Center (PRC) provides extensive training and technical assistance (TTA) through support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance. Agencies and facilities with questions or in need of direct assistance can request a TTA provider through PRC's website.
The mission of the Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Program is to assist federal, state, local, and tribal criminal justice partners by providing adaptive solutions and services that facilitate information sharing, support criminal investigations, and promote officer safety. RISS, a Bureau of Justice Assistance partner, has been supporting the law enforcement and criminal justice communities for more than 40 years. RISS is composed of six regional centers and the RISS Technology Support Center.
The Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative website is a comprehensive information-sharing resource for justice practitioners at all levels of government, providing timely and useful information on justice integration and relevant technological developments.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance's (BJA) Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) Resource Center supports effective state, local, and tribal responses to combating the nationwide opioid epidemic. The COAP Resource Center comprises of educational materials, descriptions of effective programs, profiles of BJA grantee sites, and funding and training and technical assistance (TTA) opportunities.
The Center for Task Force Training (CenTF) Program provides training and technical assistance services to law enforcement agencies throughout the United States and focuses on the management of multijurisdictional task force operations.