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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):

  • BJA FY 23 National Initiatives: Law Enforcement Training and Technical Assistance Solicitation: Category 1
  • 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

Tribal Law and Policy Institute

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) is a 100% Native American operated non-profit corporation organized to design and deliver education, research, training, and technical assistance programs which promote the enhancement of justice in Indian country and the health, well-being, and culture of Native peoples.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Enhancing and Promoting Tribal Courts, Tribal Justice Systems, and Intergovernmental Collaboration
  • Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts
  • Enhancing Tribal-Federal-State-Local Collaborations
  • Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Training and Technical Assistance Program

National District Attorney's Association

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) was formed in 1950 by local prosecutors to give a focal point to advance their causes and issues at the national level. NDAA representatives regularly meet with the Department of Justice, members of Congress, and other national associations to represent the views of prosecutors to influence federal and national policies and programs that affect law enforcement and prosecution.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Creation of a Prosecution Research Collaborative to Address the Increase in Violent Crime through Prosecutorial Practices to Improve Public Safety and Build Trust

All Rise

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation founded in 1994 by pioneers from the first 12 drug courts in the nation.

This extraordinary group of innovative judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and clinical professionals created a common sense approach to improving the justice system by using a combination of judicial monitoring and effective treatment to compel drug-using offenders to change their lives.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • VETERANS TREATMENT COURT TRAINING AND TECHNICALASSISTANCE
  • Adult Treatment Court Foundational Training
  • ADULT DRUG COURT SITE BASED TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
  • Adult Treatment Court Training Initiative
  • Veterans Treatment Court TTA Initiative

National Police Institute

The purpose of the National Policing Institute is to help the police be more effective in doing their job, whether it be deterring robberies, intervening in potentially injurious family disputes, or working to improve relationships between the police and the communities they serve. To accomplish their mission, they work closely with police officers and police agencies across the country, and it is in their hard work and contributions that their accomplishments are rooted.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • BJA Digital Trust
  • Expanding the Reach and Impact of the 30x30 Initiative
  • Crisis Intervention and Effective De-escalation: Building a National Model for Police Standards and Training
  • National Law Enforcement Roadway Safety Program (NLERSP)
  • Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative TTA Provider
  • National Law Enforcement Learning Lab
  • CGIC-Improving Investigations
  • National Law Enforcement Traffic Safety 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.

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

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):

  • CVI in Schools: A New Approach to STOP School Violence
  • Building Capacity for Safer Communities
  • Building CVI Resources for a Stronger Field
  • Building Lasting Capacity for Violent Crime Reduction in Rural Communities

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.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • National Training and Technical Assistance Project on Reducing Violent Crime

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