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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 242035     Find in a Library
Title: About BJA Fact Sheet
  Document URL: PDF 
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 04/2013
Page Count: 2
  Annotation: This factsheet from the Bureau of Justice Assistance provides information on services available to communities through the Bureau.
Abstract: The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), part of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, provides information and funding to State, local, and tribal governments to develop and implement crime-fighting strategies. This factsheet provides a brief description of the various services and programs available from BJA. Programs and initiatives that provide funding for communities include Justice Assistance Grants, the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation, the Justice Reinvestment Initiative, and the Smart Policing Initiative. A full listing of funding opportunities can be found at The factsheet also provides a brief description of BJA’s NTTAC (National Training and Technical Assistance Center) and opportunities for becoming a NTTAC provider and a peer reviewer for BJA.
Main Term(s): Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Index Term(s): Research programs ; US Department of Justice ; Programs ; National programs ; Criminal justice research ; Criminal justice program directories
Sale Source: Bureau of Justice Assistance Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Type: Reference Material
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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