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The Public Safety Officer #MedalOfValor is the highest national award honoring law enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel. Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s award. Learn more: bja.ojp.gov/program/medalofv…
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June is recognized as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Month and June 27 is National #PTSDAwarenessDay. Visit our website for information about BJA programs and resources that focus on mental health: bja.ojp.gov/topics/mental-he…
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Police officers are often exposed to traumatic events. On #PTSDAwarenessDay, we recognize the impact this has on their wellbeing. BJA offers officer safety & wellness resources like @valorforblue program for those experiencing #PTSD symptoms. Learn more: bja.ojp.gov/program/law-enfo…
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BJA’s Returning to School After a Crisis: A Guide to Addressing Traumatic Events at School guide provides instruction in common trauma responses; warning signs of risk for suicide or mental health crisis. Learn more on #PTSDAwarenessDay: bja.ojp.gov/library/publicat…
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The Veterans Treatment Court Enhancement Initiative provides justice-involved veterans, including those experiencing symptoms of #PTSD, with resources to reduce recidivism and increased access to critical treatment & recovery support services. Learn more: bja.ojp.gov/program/veterans…
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Thursday: This webinar will provide details for applicants to the FY22 Community-based Approaches to Prevent and Address Hate Crimes solicitation, which empowers community-based organizations & civil rights organizations to prevent hate crimes. Register: bja.ojp.gov/events/fy-2022-c…
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Accurate, accessible & actionable data is essential to building stronger & safer communities. That’s why #JusticeCounts is empowering data-driven decision-making today & planning for better criminal justice data tomorrow. Get involved today at justice-counts.org/?utm_sour…
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June 26 is International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, or #WorldDrugDay, which focuses on action & cooperation to achieve a world free of drug abuse. Learn about the drug and substance abuse programs we offer that support this challenge: bja.ojp.gov/topics/drugs-sub…
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Register now: This 6/30 webinar will provide details for applicants to the FY 2022 Community-based Approaches to Prevent and Address Hate Crimes solicitation, which empowers community-based organizations & civil rights organizations to prevent hate crimes. bja.ojp.gov/events/fy-2022-c…
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BJA's Knowledge Lab is designed to assist law enforcement agencies, communities, and researchers in promoting public safety through constitutional policing and stronger community relationships. Learn more: bja.ojp.gov/program/law-enfo…
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Recognize America’s public safety officers for acts of courage performed in the line of duty with the #MedalOfValor. Find nomination qualifications & submission guidelines to honor our law enforcement officers, firefighters, & emergency services officers. bja.ojp.gov/program/medalofv…
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Closing next week: The FY 2022 John R. Justice (JRJ) Formula Grant Program provides funding for student loan repayment assistance for local, state, and federal public defenders and local and state prosecutors who commit to extended service in those roles. bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportun…
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Bureau of Justice Assistance retweeted
Say it with me 📣 : you can't have public safety without public participation. More from my latest campaign with @dojbja ➡️ ncpc.org/preventviolentcrime…
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Bureau of Justice Assistance retweeted
REGISTER: Join us, @DOJBJA, & @CSHInfo for the 2nd session in the Thinking Outside the Box webinar series to learn about collaborating with partners to leverage available funding for housing for people leaving the justice system. bit.ly/3O1AkzE
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Bureau of Justice Assistance retweeted
It’s finally here! Welcome to the 7th Annual #NationalSAKIGranteesMeeting2022. To start, we are tuning in to some opening remarks from the @DOJBJA team. Tell us in the comments which presentation you are looking forward to the most this week!
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Discussions on effective criminal justice policy took center stage today at @thencja Meeting of the Board of Directors and Advisory Council, which was attended by BJA and @OJPOVC leadership.
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Bureau of Justice Assistance retweeted
Jurisdictions are turning to first responder deflection programs to connect individuals w. SUDs to treatment and redirect them away from jail. For a look at challenges faced by rural communities & their innovative responses, read bit.ly/3ybLk8k. @TASC_CHJ @DOJBJA
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The Public Safety Officer #MedalOfValor is the highest national award honoring law enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel. Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s award. Learn more: bja.ojp.gov/program/medalofv…
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Bureau of Justice Assistance retweeted
ONE MORE DAY until we kick off the 7th Annual #NationalSAKIGranteesMeeting2022! We cannot wait to see our grantees and experts from across the country at this annual event.
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BJA Director Moore provided remarks today at @thencja Meeting of the Board of Directors and Advisory Council, where public safety & criminal justice issues were the focus of conversation.
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