The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).
The Recovery Act Edward Byrne Memorial
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Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) State Program allows states and territories to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime and to improve the criminal justice system.
The Recovery Act State JAG program will solicit applications from eligible states and territories, for various initiatives, including, but not limited to, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice, as well as research and evaluation activities that will improve or enhance:
law enforcement programs; prosecution and court programs; prevention and education programs; corrections and community corrections programs; drug treatment and enforcement programs; planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).
For additional information on Office of Justice Programs Recovery Act Grant Programs, please visit the OJP website at