Bureau of Justice Assistance


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Noun1.Bureau of Justice Assistance - 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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Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced with Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) that the Department of Justices Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded New Hampshire $149,405 through the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program.
In April, the NSSF and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) unveiled a new video series, "Many Paths To Gun Safety," to help educate new and prospective gun owners on the responsibilities associated with keeping a firearm in the home.
Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Assistance. To qualify for the grant money, the county agreed to provide a funding match of $133,000.
The grant comes from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, a program within the federal DOJ's Office of Justice Programs.
In 2015, for example, the Bureau of Justice Assistance awarded $22.5 million to state and local police departments that wanted to use, but couldn't afford, body-worn cameras.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance estimated that year that the program, which seeks to compensate municipalities for the cost of giving the Justice Department a hand in targeting undocumented residents, ought to cost about (https://www.bja.gov/Funding/15SCAAP_Guidelines.pdf) $41.26 per inmate . 
On July 18, 2016, the American Correctional Association and the Bureau of Justice Assistance issued a practical guide for corrections and criminal justice professionals on the PPACA.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance awarded a Second Chance Act "Enhanced Re-entry Program'' grant to the sheriff's office totaling $749,924 to improve the facility's programs for re-entry into the community.
Working group members, including NDAA, submitted a proposal to the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to restructure the JRJ program from a formula program to a competitive one, which would allow for higher base level funding for those states awarded a grant, while still maintaining the 50/50 split between prosecutors and defense attorneys.
The PREA Working Group (PWG), funded through a grant from the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, held its first meeting in Ashburn, Virginia, on June 10 - 12, 2014.
Bureau of Justice Assistance. The report, "Justice Reinvestment Initiative State Assessment Report," assessed the results of criminal justice reform, focusing on bipartisan collaboration and data-driven policy development, with the goal of reducing justice system populations and becoming more cost-efficient.
The grant is being provided by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, a wing of the U.S.

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