BJA National Training and Technical Assistance Center - NTTAC

BJA National Training and Technical Assistance Center - NTTAC BJA NTTAC is a training and technical assistance (TTA) resource to help state, local, and tribal justice agencies achieve safer communities.
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Visit https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/ to learn more. The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs launched the Diagnostic Center in spring 2012 to serve as a technical assistance resource for state, local and tribal policymakers seeking to implement data-driven strategies to combat crime and improve public safety in their communities. The defining
characteristic of the Diagnostic Center

Visit https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/ to learn more. The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs launched the Diagnostic Center in spring 2012 to serve as a technical assistance resource for state, local and tribal policymakers seeking to implement data-driven strategies to combat crime and improve public safety in their communities. The defining
characteristic of the Diagnostic Center

05/05/2021

May 5th is National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

NIJ is committed to advancing tribal justice, and to helping the lost find their way home. Through the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) program, we’re committed to increasing data and case information to address the number of missing and murdered American Indian and Alaska Native people.

To join the search or for more information, please visit NamUs.gov—where the lost Indigenous women and girls will never be forgotten: https://www.namus.gov/

#MMNWG #MMIWG #MMIWG2S #MMIWGActionNow

Learn about OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance's funding opportunities related to reentry. #ReentryMatters #ReentryWeek21
04/30/2021
Reentry Week

Learn about OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance's funding opportunities related to reentry. #ReentryMatters #ReentryWeek21

04/27/2021

Successful reentry means much more than never going back to jail or prison. To the Bureau of Justice Assistance, it means having access to substance use disorder treatment in facilities and the community. Learn more. #ReentryMatters #ReentryWeek21 www.reentrymatters.org

Reentry Week
04/26/2021
Reentry Week

Reentry Week

During Second Chance Month (April) and National Reentry Week, access resources and learn how BJA supports reentry efforts.

04/26/2021

Reentry Week is April 26-30. Access resources, podcasts, and on-demand webinars throughout the week to learn more about ways we can help prepare individuals for success when they return to their communities. #ReentryMatters #ReentryWeek21 http://www.reentrymatters.org/

Visit BJA NTTAC's website to apply for the National Public Safety Partnership by June 7, 2021: https://bjatta.bja.ojp.go...
04/23/2021

Visit BJA NTTAC's website to apply for the National Public Safety Partnership by June 7, 2021: https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/media/blog/apply-national-public-safety-partnership

Join the National Public Safety Partnership. This initiative by The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) enables cities experiencing high rates of violent crime to partner with DOJ and to receive intensive, coordinated training and technical assistance to enhance public safety and community violence intervention strategies. Learn more and apply by June 7, 2021. https://bja.ojp.gov/news/interested-joining-national-public-safety-partnership?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=psp&utm_campaign=solicitation_2021

As part of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, find resources through OJP Bureau of Justice Assistan...
04/07/2021
Resources for Practitioners | Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI)

As part of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, find resources through OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative to eliminate the backlog of untested r**e kits: https://sakitta.org/resources/ #SAAM

See a list of current resources and reports on promising practices related to sexual assault kit tracking, testing, and inventories, as well as sexual assault reform, investigation, and prosecution.

Did you know that Grants.gov features all available federal grant opportunities? Learn this tip and more in BJA NTTAC’s ...
03/25/2021
Considerations When Applying for Grant Funding

Did you know that Grants.gov features all available federal grant opportunities? Learn this tip and more in BJA NTTAC’s blog post “Considerations When Applying for Grant Funding” featuring advice from grant strategist Joan Brody: https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/media/blog/consideration-when-applying-grant-funding

The beginning of the year brings an ongoing release of grant solicitations. With the many funding opportunities with specific focuses, it’s essential that your agency present a polished and focused grant application to give you the best chance at receiving funding. While grant writing can seem dau...

Law enforcement agencies, victims’ groups, and other practitioners seeking guidance on combating violent crime can conta...
03/10/2021

Law enforcement agencies, victims’ groups, and other practitioners seeking guidance on combating violent crime can contact the U.S. Department of Justice’s Violent Reduction Response Center to get connected to resources and TTA in response to your local and specific criminal justice needs. https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/content/violence-reduction-response-center

Law enforcement agencies, victims’ groups, and other practitioners seeking guidance on combating violent crime can contact the U.S. Department of Justice’s Violent Reduction Response Center to get connected to resources and TTA in response to your local and specific criminal justice needs. https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/content/violence-reduction-response-center

03/05/2021
Request TTA

BJA NTTAC is accepting training and technical assistance (TTA) requests! Do you know an agency or community that would benefit from receiving TTA services? Please share our online TTA request form so we can start a conversation on how BJA NTTAC can help them today. https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/working-with-nttac/requestors
#TTA #CriminalJustice #BJANTTAC #LawEnforcement

BJA NTTAC provides no-cost training and technical assistance (TTA) on a wide-variety of criminal justice topics to improve the knowledge and skills of criminal justice professionals. We do this by assessing a state, local, or tribal agency’s request for TTA services and then matching that request ...

03/04/2021

Are you applying for OJP funding? Follow this DOJ Application Submission Checklist to be sure you have completed all required steps within the OJP funding application process:https://justicegrants.usdoj.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh296/files/media/document/appln-submission-checklist.pdf

February 17: Join the OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance for a funding webinar on the FY21 Emmett Till Cold Case Investiga...
02/12/2021
OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance

February 17: Join the OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance for a funding webinar on the FY21 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations Training and Technical Assistance Program.

Funding Webinar Available! FY21 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program Funding Webinar will provide details and guidance to potential applicants. The webinar will be held February 17, 2021, at 1 pm ET. Register. https://bja.ojp.gov/events/emmett-till-cold-case-investigations-and-training-and-technical-assistance-program?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=emmett-till_tta_webinar&utm_campaign=solicitation_2021

Deadline: February 15. Nominate a law enforcement officer for the Congressional Badge of Bravery.
02/10/2021

Deadline: February 15. Nominate a law enforcement officer for the Congressional Badge of Bravery.

CLOSING SOON: 2020 Congressional Badge of Bravery. Time is running out to recognize law enforcement officers for their extraordinary acts of bravery in the line of duty. Find helpful resources such as frequently asked questions, nomination templates, and submission guidelines. Nominations are due February 15, 2021. #BadgeOfBravery https://bja.ojp.gov/program/badgeofbravery?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=nominate&utm_campaign=cbob2020#men

OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance
02/02/2021
OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance

OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance

Funding Webinar Recordings: An Overview of What’s Ahead and the Federal Funding Process. BJA conducted two webinars to inform users of 2021 funding opportunities and the new two-step process required to apply for BJA funding. We encourage anyone interested in applying for FY 2021 funding to review materials from these webinars. Access Now. https://bja.ojp.gov/events/funding-webinars?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=webinar-recording&utm_campaign=solicitation_2021#previously-held-webinars

VCPI and OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance collaborated to create the Measuring What Matters Resource Center providing pr...
01/29/2021
Measuring What Matters | VCPI

VCPI and OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance collaborated to create the Measuring What Matters Resource Center providing professional resources on officer safety and wellness, organizational culture, violent crime reduction, and measuring and sustaining success. Check it out: https://www.vcpionline.org/measuring-what-matters/

An online resource center for public safety professionals.

Through OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance, the International Association of Chiefs of Police supports the One Mind Nation...
01/27/2021
One Mind

Through OJP Bureau of Justice Assistance, the International Association of Chiefs of Police supports the One Mind National Training and Technical Assistance Initiative: Enhancing Law Enforcement Engagement with People with Mental Health Disorders or Crisis and/or Developmental Disabilities. Check it out: https://www.theiacp.org/projects/one-mind

National Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Enhancing Law Enforcement Engagement with People in Crisis and/or with Mental Health Issues or Disorders

01/22/2021
Request TTA

Do you know an agency or community that would benefit from receiving #TTA services? Please share our online TTA request form so we can start a conversation on how BJA NTTAC can help them today. https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/working-with-nttac/requestors

BJA NTTAC provides no-cost training and technical assistance (TTA) on a wide-variety of criminal justice topics to improve the knowledge and skills of criminal justice professionals. We do this by assessing a state, local, or tribal agency’s request for TTA services and then matching that request ...

Tomorrow! Learn how to prepare and apply for @DOJBJA funding opportunities. Register today.
01/20/2021

Tomorrow! Learn how to prepare and apply for @DOJBJA funding opportunities. Register today.

REGISTER: BJA will conduct a webinar this week to discuss the funding process for fiscal year 2021. Attendees will learn about necessary registrations, how to navigate application systems, and what resources are available for applicants. The webinar will be held 1/21 at 1pm ET. https://bja.ojp.gov/events/funding-webinars?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=funding_webinars&utm_campaign=solicitation_2021#upcoming-webinars

Evaluate your Police–Mental Health Collaboration (PMHC) efforts with the The Council of State Governments Justice Center...
01/19/2021
The Council of State Governments Justice Center

Evaluate your Police–Mental Health Collaboration (PMHC) efforts with the The Council of State Governments Justice Center's PMHC self-assessment tool.

Does your agency have a police-mental health partnership? Our new self-assessment tool helps law enforcement and their behavioral health partners measure their progress toward creating high-quality, joint interventions to better serve people with mental illnesses.

Through The United States Department of Justice's Violence Reduction Response Center (VRRC), #LawEnforcement agencies an...
01/14/2021

Through The United States Department of Justice's Violence Reduction Response Center (VRRC), #LawEnforcement agencies and #CriminalJustice practitioners can gain access to #TTA, upcoming events, and other resources to help respond to agency- and situation-specific crime reduction efforts. Learn more about #DOJVRRC today. https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/content/violence-reduction-response-center

Register today for the free International Association of Chiefs of Police “Enhancing the Law Enforcement Response to Vio...
01/11/2021
Enhancing the Law Enforcement Response to Violence Against Women – National Virtual Training Series

Register today for the free International Association of Chiefs of Police “Enhancing the Law Enforcement Response to Violence Against Women” training. The first session is 1/14. https://www.theiacp.org/events/enhancing-the-law-enforcement-response-to-violence-against-women-national-virtual-training

The IACP “Enhancing the Law Enforcement Response to Violence Against Women” is a free 5-part virtual training series designed to enhance the capacity of law enforcement when responding to and investigating crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and strangulation.

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Welcome to the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) Page. This page is intended to provide updated information and a discussion forum on BJA NTTAC. While this is an open forum, it’s also a family-friendly one, so please keep your comments and wall posts clean. In addition to keeping it family-friendly, we ask that you follow our posting guidelines here. Comments and posts that do not follow these guidelines will be removed. • We do not allow graphic, obscene, explicit, or racial comments or submissions, nor do we allow comments that are abusive, hateful, or intended to defame any person or organization. • We do not allow solicitations or advertisements. This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial, or non-governmental agency. Similarly, we do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial, or non-governmental agency. • We do not allow comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity. • Apparent spam will be removed and may cause the author(s) to be blocked from the place without notice. • You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username, and any information provided. • For Official Use Only (FOUO), classified, pre-decisional, proprietary, or business-sensitive information should never be discussed here. Don’t post personnel lists, rosters, organization charts, or directories: to do so would be a violation of privacy. The appearance of external links on this site does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, or BJA NTTAC. You are encouraged to quote, republish, and share any content on this page on your own blog, website or other communication/publication. If you do so, please credit the office or person who authored the content as a courtesy, (e.g., “Photo by Joe Smith,” “Article by Susan Smith”). Thank you for your interest in and support of BJA NTTAC.

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The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) facilitates the delivery of high-quality, strategically focused training and technical assistance (TTA) by connecting state, local, and tribal justice agencies with national experts to help address communities’ unique needs. Our goal is to provide the TTA resources needed to reduce crime, achieve safer communities, and promote a fair criminal justice system. In addition to our specialized TTA services, BJA NTTAC offers resources, tools, and other services that have been developed to address emerging issues and key trends in the criminal justice technical assistance field.

There are multiple ways to work with BJA NTTAC and get involved in TTA initiatives:

- Request Assistance: Submit a request at https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/working-with-nttac/requestors.

- Provide TTA Services: Submit a BJA NTTAC provider application online at https://bjatta.bja.ojp.gov/working-with-nttac/providers.


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