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The first is a new program under the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) that will provide grants for training school personnel and students in violence prevention and mental health response, as well as threat assessment programs and anonymous threat reporting systems. This program is provided with ... school shooting
Administered by the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Assistance, JAG is a flexible funding stream allocated to state and local governments based on population and crime rates. DOJ hails the program as a critical resource for jurisdictions to pursue their own public safety priorities, from gun and ... Trump Administration
The Kenton County Detention Center (KCDC) launched its new Overdose Prevention & Pre-Arrest Diversion Project. This project is funded by a three-year, $300,000 grant through the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Department of Justice. Over the three-year grant term, the project, led by Jason ...
Partners in Prevention Manager Holly Fuller said the team's future with the organization depends on the ability to find funding to replace a lapsed grant from the federal Bureau of Justice Assistance. "ETATT is in a transitional period right now," she said. "The details are still being worked out." Fuller said it's ...
Communities that apply for the grant must include in the application their bulletproof vest policy, a requirement since 2015, according to the bureau of justice assistance. The penalty for violating the policy could “include a hold on any funds balance and potentially returned funds for already made payments,” ...

The department didn't get a federal grant it applied for from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance in 2015. At the time, Syracuse applied for $600,000 to purchase 222 body cameras. Syracuse's grant request was thin and poorly developed compared to the request from the other ...
... and give back to their communities. The CNMI is grateful to have Price come and conduct the training. Special thanks to the Bureau of Justice Assistance, in partnership with the National Drug Court Institute, for sponsoring and offering technical assistance that allowed this training to be possible. (PR).
Child Abuse, Etc: The Marin Sheriff's Department responded to two cases of child abuse, one in Tiburon and one on Grande Paseo. In this time frame, the department also responded to numerous traffic incidents, vandalism in Strawberry, a drug violation on Peter Behr Drive, a burglary in Marin City, a home ...
5) Bureaucratic shuffling: Rutherford's bill would move the Secure Our Schools grant program out of the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office at the Justice Department, and into the Bureau of Justice Assistance, which provides technical assistance to state and local officials. Hatch's bill ...
The $165,000 grant, along with a local match, is expected to cover cameras and equipment for each of the 110 patrol officers on the force, officials have said. The City Council approved the grant in November. The grant, from federal Bureau of Justice Assistance, requires a local match. That can be made ...
Under the Justice Department's wing is the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), which administers numerous grants designed to reduce crime in local communities. In October 2016, after two years of jumping through the usual hoops, Highland County -- where Hillsboro is the county seat -- was awarded ...
Casey Starr, director of community initiatives for the Main South CDC, oversees the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Initiative, which operates under a grant from the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The project works to decrease crime and improve the perception of safety in the ...
The Council of State Governments (CSG), with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, recently launched the Clean Slate Clearinghouse to support criminal record clearance efforts ...
U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-New Hartford, has co-sponsored the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act of 2018. This bipartisan bill reauthorizes and amends the 2001 Secure Our Schools program through the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, ...
“In April 2017, a withholding of funds was placed on the grant as a result of the Bureau of Justice Assistance grant manager's discovery that key grants management responsibilities were being administered by a sub-recipient,” according to the response to The Times-Gazette. “Issues that need to be ...
"The CDC, NIH, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Institute of Justice also should be involved in this research agenda," he told me. "With the scope of deaths, it deserves a broad group of researchers, and you should fund centers of excellence to further the research. We should have research ...

At one time, Malinowski was project manager for LAPD's Predictive Policing program, and principal investigator for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, “Smart Policing Initiative.” Malinowski is currently consulting with the BPD. “It's a strategic analysis that is important to the crime fight, to be able to target areas ...
Reauthorize and expand the 2001 Secure Our Schools program through the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, providing local law enforcement, school personnel and students with the tools they need to proactively prevent a threat. The legislation authorizes $50 million annually for state ...
Based on interviews with people familiar with the grant process, an initial set of concerns from the Bureau of Justice Assistance over local contacts and agents seemed to have been successfully addressed. But bureau officials seemed to be “moving the goalposts,” as more than one official said. For instance ...
In 2010, we were one of six agencies nationally recognized by the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance and Council of State Governments for our law enforcement and mental health collaboration. Through this effort, we've partnered with local hospitals, inpatient and outpatient professionals ...
NEW ULM — The New Ulm Police Department is drafting a policy for body-worn camera use and shopping for equipment after it received a Bureau of Justice Assistance grant to cover the cost of cameras. On Monday, the department held a public forum right after the city's Human Rights Commission ...
The approval will allow court and county officials to pursue ongoing state funding and apply for a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, with the goal of hiring a dedicated program staff. There are approximately 10,000 veterans in the southern portion of St. Louis County, ...
NASRO executive director Mo Canady made the request during a Law Enforcement National Stakeholder Organizational Briefing hosted by the DOJ's Bureau of Justice Assistance, which had been scheduled prior to Wednesday's tragic school shooting in Parkland. Grants provided by the DOJ are done ...
Since 2007 to 2016, 33 states changed their sentencing and corrections policies through the Justice Reinvestment Initiative, a public-private partnership with the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Pew Charitable Trusts and several other organizations, according to a report from ...
A report DOJ submitted to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance in January shows testing has yielded DNA profiles that match 20 known offenders in the FBI's CODIS database, including 11 who weren't listed as a suspect in the original case. USA Today Network-Wisconsin first reported the data Thursday.
A report DOJ submitted to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance in January shows testing has yielded DNA profiles that match 20 known offenders in the FBI's CODIS database, including 11 who weren't listed as a suspect in the original case. USA Today Network-Wisconsin first reported the data Thursday.
Staffing and oversight issues have been among the concerns expressed by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the grant wing of the DOJ. After months of local officials receiving little to no responses from the BJA about the grant snafu, federal officials finally responded to inquiries earlier this month from ...
What's clear in regard to the stalled $844,000 Rocky Fork Lake grant is that one day out of the blue, officials with the Bureau of Justice Assistance – the grant wing of the Department of Justice – actually read Highland County's grant proposal and implementation plan. It's reminiscent of Nancy Pelosi's ...
The court was created thanks to a $400,000 grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance. It will fund the court for the next three years. But Herrington said the team hopes a newly formed nonprofit that supports the court, as well as reaching out to local government agencies for possible funding, can help ...
He and Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian were invited to participate in a dialogue convened by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Bureau of Justice Assistance because of their work on it here. How'd this happen? Subscribe. This has become par for the course for ...
There are also plans to add 99 body-worn cameras to the Police Department, using a $135,000 U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs and Bureau of Justice Assistance grant. "We're working right now to develop our policy, which has to be submitted to the federal government as part of this ...
Highland County Commission President Shane Wilkin said Monday he is “incredibly frustrated” at a division of the U.S. Department of Justice for the holdup that has kept an $844,000 grant for Rocky Fork Lake in limbo. Meanwhile, Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera said Monday that a deputy who ...
Should the DOJ find that King County isn't abiding with its requirements properly, the county would have to pay back federal grant money issued under the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant program, Bureau of Justice Assistance Director Jon Adler wrote in the letter. McDermott, who said he read about the ...
Jon Adler, the director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, wrote that after reviewing the letter Weinberger sent in December, he remained concerned the city was violating a federal provision prohibiting cities from limiting information shared between the federal agents and local police. At a minimum, Adler ...
The Bureau of Justice Assistance requires a departmental policy before releasing the grant money, Austin said. Black Mountain's policy, which will be finalized in the coming weeks, borrows heavily upon “the accepted norms and standards” in the state, he said. Austin showed the panel a pair of videos ...
McKinley said the police department is also consulting with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, which is required as part of a U.S. Justice Department grant awarded to the police department to help fund the camera purchase. He also said community input will likely inform the policy. “One important aspect of ...
Following the ceremony, Beshear's office hosted an awareness day event, with funds from a Bureau of Justice Assistance grant, featuring keynote speaker Erik Bauer. Bauer is an attorney that fought Backpage and won a settlement on behalf of middle school aged girls who were sold for sex on the website.
Funded through a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance in the U.S. Department of Justice, the pilot program was initiated in May in Buffalo City Court. It gives opioid-addicted defendants arrested for non-violent crimes an opportunity to enter treatment before going through the criminal court system.
Compstat is a popular management system with police departments across the country that uses data to help officers target crime, according to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance. Barone described the concept as one that holds everyone in the department, himself included, accountable. “Who is actually ...
REDDING, Calif. - The Redding Police Department is now equipping officers with applications of naloxone, a drug that can reverse opioid-related overdoses. At a press conference held in the Shasta County Community Health Center, RPD chief Roger Moore explained his department's plan to utilize 24 kits ...
... Drug Task Force at 573-473-5801 or Audrain County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-TIPS. Funding for this project made available by the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG), which is administered by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance and the State of Missouri ...
Expenditures will include approximately $65.5 million in general and special revenue funds, which is up 1.7 percent from 2017. One new project included in the new budget is the county's drug court program, which will be primarily funded through a $400,000 Bureau of Justice Assistance grant. The grant is ...
As an example, a presentation by Ruby Qazilbash, Associate Deputy Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance at DOJ, describes positive research findings that “by providing connections to community-based services, particularly case management services, increases length of time in the community” ...
Colorado's Co-Responder Services creates law enforcement and behavioral health partnerships by following the best practice guidelines identified by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The funded programs will identify calls for service where behavioral health, which includes both mental health and ...
The application for the grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance states body-worn cameras strengthen accountability and transparency, causing more constructive encounters between police and the community. The grant, which was applied for February of last year, requested from the U.S. Department of ...
Officers in San Bernardino started wearing cameras earlier this year, partly paid for by two-year matching grants from the federal Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Fontana and San Bernardino police departments each put in $250,000 for 200 body-worn cameras, their service plans and unlimited data ...
The Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance estimates as many as 1 million vehicles flood-damaged vehicles could be sold to unsuspecting buyers nationwide. Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the Washington State Auto Dealers Association urge consumers not to be fooled by the perfect ...
Many U.S. police departments are now using body cameras, but how transparent are they being about how the technology is used? In a November report, the 'Leadership Conference,' a Washington D.C.-based civil rights group, looked at 75 of the biggest agencies around the county, including two in the ...
A $479,545, two-year grant from the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance and a partnership between Matheny's office and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) will enable the county to stand up a central analytical unit that would collect and study data from multiple agencies, ...


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