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Noun1.BJA - the bureau in the Department of Justice that assists local criminal justice systems to reduce or prevent crime and violence and drug abuse
Department of Justice, DoJ, Justice Department, Justice - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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BJA provided $2 million to the National Institute of Justice to support evaluation of the programs funded by the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative.
Since the implementation of the Second Chance Act five years ago, BJA has awarded more than $250 million in grants to nearly 500 recipients.
Ewan Jaffray (left) and Joseph McNeill of Southlands Judo Club, are pictured with their medals and coach Mick Caveney at the BJA British Judo Championships in Kidderminster.
The BJA report suggests that the standalone, single-discipline governmental department may be going the way of the dinosaur.
8) A BJA who understands the importance of adhering to the right processes is uniquely positioned on the brigade staff to assist the brigade's command teams and personnel sections.
The fact that we were nominated for this award and voted for by BJA Members shows that we must be doing something right and it makes the award all the more satisfying.
We urge all our members and all media people to contribute to the final draft of the code by expressing their views and offering suggestions," the BJA said in a statement yesterday.
Prize: pounds 1,000 to spend in 16 BJA jewellery shops in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.
While BJA chairman Densign White accepts it is something of a gamble to make sweeping structural changes with less than year to the London Games, there is confidence Romania-born Lascau - who won gold at the 1991 World Championships and fought for Germany at the Barcelona Olympics before going on to become vice-president of the European Judo Union - can get the best out of the squad.
In addition, the BJA grant also specified that each selected District Attorney Office have a different case management system, since there are multiple case management systems being used by LDAA members in the State.
BJA offers strategies and programs to assist states and local and tribal communities in developing comprehensive approaches to combat meth abuse.
RUTLAND - One of BJA Magnetics' products is so small it can pass through the eye of a needle.