Community-based organizations

Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, Inc.

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, Inc. (APA) is incorporated in the commonwealth of Virginia and headquartered in Washington, D.C. The association is a nonprofit charitable organization that is supported by member contributions as well as government grants and funding from both foundations and the private sector. Prosecutors direct the organization through a volunteer board of directors led by the Chair of the Board, Jackson County, Missouri Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and Vice Chairman, Multnomah County, Oregon District Attorney Rod Underhill.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • FY 18 Capital Case Litigation Initiative

American University

American University (AU) creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between class time and a career-advancing experience in Washington, D.C., and beyond. Its students, among the country's most politically active, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • VTC Risk Assessment Project

Fox Valley Technical College

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College (NCJTC) is a leading national training organization in the field of criminal justice.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA FY2021 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program-Category 2
  • Internet of Things
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Related Crime TTA
  • Comprehensive Strategic Planning
  • BJA FY18 Tribal Corrections Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance

Advocates for Human Potential Inc

For more than 30 years, Advocates for Human Potential, Inc., (AHP) has worked passionately to improve health systems and business operations through research and evaluation, training and technical assistance (TTA), and professional consulting, with the goal of helping organizations and individuals reach their full potential. Learn more at www.ahpnet.com.  

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • COAP Category 2 National TTA Provider
  • FY19 RSAT TTA Project

Center for Effective Public Policy

The Center for Effective Public Policy (CEPP) is a nonprofit organization first incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1981 with its main office in Kensington, MD, and satellite offices in San Francisco, CA; Melbourne Beach, FL; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Minneapolis, MN; Newark, NJ; Lebanon, PA; Columbia, SC; and Edgerton, WI.

Center for Court Innovation

The Center for Court Innovation seeks to help create a more effective and humane justice system by designing and implementing operating programs, performing original research, and providing reformers around the world with the tools they need to launch new strategies.

Operating Programs

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Center for Court Innovation State-Based Adult Drug Court TTA
  • Tribal Risk/Need Assessment Tool
  • Sixth Amendment Strategic Planning: A Research-to-Practice Approach

Community Resources for Justice

The Crime and Justice Institute (CJI) bridges the gap between research and practice with data-driven solutions that drive bold, transformative improvements in criminal and juvenile justice systems. CJI works with local, state, tribal, and national criminal justice organizations, providing nonpartisan policy analysis, implementation consulting, capacity building assistance, and research services to advance evidence-based practices and create systems-level change.

Some of CJI’s major projects include:

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Restrictive Housing Reform Implementation Assistance Program
  • BJA FY 21 Justice Reinvestment Initiative: State-level Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative: National Training and Technical Assistance

National Criminal Justice Association

The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) works to promote a balanced approach to communities’ complex public safety, criminal, and juvenile justice system problems. The NCJA offers a number of different opportunities to enhance the professional development of state and local criminal and juvenile justice decisionmakers and policymakers through both educational training and events. NCJA also promotes a variety of events and conferences, all designed to increase networking opportunities and to foster the exchange of valuable knowledge and skills.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • NCJA Statewide Strategic Planning Training and Technical Assistance; Category 1 of Justice for All: Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program

International Association of Chiefs of Police

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 30,000 members in over 160 countries, the IACP is a recognized leader in global policing, committed to advancing safer communities through thoughtful, progressive police leadership. Since 1893, the association has been serving communities worldwide by speaking out on behalf of law enforcement and advancing leadership and professionalism in policing worldwide.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • National Law Enforcement Training & Technical Assistance Response Center
  • National TTA for Law Enforcement Responses to MHD/IDD
  • Approaches for Strengthening Officer Wellness
  • EGCOT: Evidence-Guided and Community-Oriented Training
  • National Officer Safety Initiative
  • Law Enforcement Agency & Officer Resilience Training Program

Institute for Intergovernmental Research

The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) is a Florida-based nonprofit corporation specializing in criminal justice (with a law enforcement focus) and homeland security issues. IIR has a proven history of promoting greater efficiency and effectiveness among federal, state, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies through customized services. IIR is a highly experienced team of professionals equipped with the knowledge and ability to respond to the needs of justice agencies.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • National Ashanti Alert Network Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) Training and Technical Assistance Program - Logistics
  • Justice Information Sharing TTA - Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Technology Support Center (RTSC)
  • State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Information Sharing
  • PDMP Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Enhancing Task Force Leadership, Operations, and Management
  • VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Southwest Border Rural Law Enforcement Training and Technical Assistance
  • Public Safety Partnership (PSP) National Training and Technical Assistance Program - PSP Logistical Support
  • Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention Training Program
  • Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23)
  • State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT)
  • Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative
  • COAP Network Training and Technical Assistance Coordination Provider
  • Violence Reduction Network (VRN): National Training and Technical Assistance Program - VRN Logistical Support

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