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Title: Building a Better Criminal Justice System: Annual Report to Congress Fiscal Year 1999
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: June 2000
Page Count: 65
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
Bureau of Justice Assistance Clearinghouse
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes funding and technical assistance the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) provided to State and local criminal justice systems in fiscal year (FY) 1999.
Abstract: During FY 1999, BJA administered $1.8 billion to State and local agencies to support and measure the effectiveness of programs in every area of the justice system: crime prevention, community justice, law enforcement, adjudication, correctional services, and technology. BJA has four primary components: (1) the State and Local Assistance Division, which administers formula grant programs; (2) the Program Development Division, which administers Byrne Discretionary Grants including the Open Solicitation and targeted funding programs; (3) the Office of Benefits, which administers the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits, Denial of Federal Benefits and Bulletproof Vest Partnership programs; and (4) the Office of Program Analysis and Communications, which provides infrastructure and support services to BJA and its constituents, including budgeting, publications support, and Web site development and maintenance. Table, figures, appendixes
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA); Criminal justice projects; Criminal justice system effectiveness; Federal aid; Federal programs; Funding sources; Grants or contracts; Programs; Science and Technology; State aid
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