Community-based organizations

Urban Institute

The Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center staff members conduct research and evaluations and provide technical assistance to improve justice policy and practice at the national, state, and local levels. Urban researchers examine the development, implementation, and impact of policing, crime prevention, and gang disruption initiatives. The work includes a large breadth of topics ranging from risk assessment, community corrections and reentry, human trafficking, forensic science, courts and sentencing, to gun violence.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Improving Safety for Institutional Corrections
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Program Oversight, Coordination, and Assessment Technical Assistance Provider

The CNA Corporation

The CNA Corporation analyzes and solves problems by getting as close as possible to the people, the data – and the problems themselves – in order to find the clear, credible answers government leaders need to choose the best course of action.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • DOJ Jails and Justice Support Center
  • BJA FY 22 Law Enforcement National Initiatives to Improve Public Safety, Enhance Agency Operations via Training, Recruitment and Retention and Building Community Trust
  • FY 2021 Project Safe Neighborhoods Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Crime and Corrections Analyst in Residence Program
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Training and Technical Assistance for Site-based JRI Projects.
  • Strategies for Policing Innovation National Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • PSP National Training and Technical Assistance Program - Local Law Enforcement Violent Crime Strategy Enhancement
  • FY 19 Body-Worn Camera Program
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: National Training and Technical Assistance, Category 3
  • FY 18 Field Inittiated - CAT 2
  • FY 2018 Project Safe Neighborhoods National Training and Technical Assistance Program

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is the preeminent organization in the United States advancing the mission of the nation's criminal defense lawyers to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or other misconduct. 

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • FY2022 National Training and Technical Assistance: Capital Case Litigation Initiative
  • Justice For All: Sixth Amendment TTA
  • NACDL FY 18 National Training and Technical Assistance: Capital Case Litigation Initiative

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

The mission of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation is to support the neighborhood revitalization efforts of community groups by providing them with financing (e.g., grants, loans, and equity capital), technical and management assistance, training opportunities, and policy support.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Building CVI Resources for a Stronger Field
  • Building Lasting Capacity for Violent Crime Reduction in Rural Communities
  • Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation FY 2015 Training and Technical Assistance Program

Police Executive Research Forum

Founded in 1976 as a nonprofit organization, the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) is a police research organization and a provider of management services, technical assistance, and executive-level education to support law enforcement agencies. PERF helps improve the delivery of police services through the exercise of strong national leadership, public debate of police and criminal justice issues, and research and policy development.

St. Petersburg College

 

The Center for Public Safety Innovation’s (CPSI) at St. Petersburg College mission is to develop and deliver high-quality training for emergency and first responders, military personnel, and the general public, in a variety of formats—web-based, video, broadcast, and face-to-face— using state-of-the-art technology and best practices in education and training. CPSI training focuses on public safety, the disaster preparedness cycle, illegal drug interdiction, community engagement, and enhanced quality of life for all.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA FY 19 Law Enforcement Officer Wellness and Resiliency Program

School of Criminal Justice: Michigan State University

The School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University (MSU) is the nation’s oldest continuous degree-granting program in criminal justice. Since 1935, MSU has been a leader in criminal justice scholarship with its pioneering research, undergraduate, and graduate education and engaged collaboration with criminal justice agencies, the private sector, and communities locally and abroad.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) National Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2018

Margolis, Healy & Associates, LLC

Margolis Healy is a professional services firm specializing in campus safety, security, and regulatory compliance for higher education and K-12. The firm provides their clients with a variety of specialized services that include, but are not limited to, campus safety and security assessments; Title IX and Clery Act assessments; emergency management risk and hazard assessments; emergency preparedness and crisis response systems and exercises; implementation of lethal and less-than-lethal force options; litigation consultation; and special investigations/independent reviews.

Council of State Governments

THE COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS

Founded in 1933, The Council of State Governments (CSG) is the nation’s only organization serving all three branches of state government. CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This offers unparalleled international, national, and regional opportunities to network, develop leaders, collaborate, and create problem-solving partnerships. CSG's national headquarters is in Lexington, Kentucky.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • CSGJC setting standards for, and improving of, corrections departments’ analytical capacity to enable more informed planning and decision making to improve prison operations
  • CSGJC to continue to build Justice Counts infrastructure and momentum and to support implementation for grantee states
  • CSGJC providing TTA to enhance law enforcement services and response to people with mental health disorders and substance use disorders, supporting state and local capacity for jurisdictions and field
  • CSGJC assisting law enforcement and behavioral health partners to design, develop & implement model response programs: Connect and Protect grantees and field
  • CSGJC providing training and technical assistance to JMHCP grantees to facilitate cross-system collaboration to increase access to mental health treatment, recovery supports, and needed services
  • CSGJC providing TTA to supervision and reentry agencies to improve evidence-based service and support provision, track outcomes, and use data and technology to improve reentry and supervision outcomes
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: State-level Training and Technical Assistance - Assisting Two States
  • Supporting Health, Home, and Family for Comprehensive Reentry
  • FY 19 Data-Led Governing
  • JMHCP CBP TTA Center
  • FY19 JMHCP TTA
  • JRI: Training and Technical Assistance to Four States
  • Enhancing Reentry Efforts in Tribal Communities
  • Innovations in Supervision Initiative - JC

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