The Bureau of Justice Assistance was established in 1984 as a component
of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. BJA
provides leadership and resources to state, local, and tribal governments
and communities to reduce crime, violence, and drug abuse and to
strengthen the nations criminal justice system. BJA provides
this assistance through formula and discretionary grants, training
and technical assistance, publications, and the BJA web site.
Bureau of Justice Assistance
810 Seventh Street NW.
Washington, DC 20531
Web site: www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA
For publications and information on other BJA-funded programs,
Bureau of Justice Assistance Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 208496000
Web site: www.ncjrs.org
Clearinghouse staff are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.
to 7 p.m. eastern time. Ask to be placed on the BJA mailing list.