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Programs That Support Law Enforcement

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Date Published
May 2023
11 pages
Publication Series

This document provides a listing of 54 Bureau of Justice Assistance programs that support law enforcement activities, including descriptive paragraphs and links to relevant websites.


This document provides a series of brief descriptions of Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) programs that have the purpose of supporting the efforts of law enforcement agencies through funding, training and technical assistance (TTA), and other methods. Each program listed includes a brief scope note and links to relevant websites. The programs listed include: Ashanti Alert Act National Notification System; Body-Worn Camera Partnership Program; Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program; Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program; Community Courts Initiative; Community-based Approaches to Prevent and Address Hate Crimes Program; Center for Task Force Training™ Program; Collaborative Crisis Response and Intervention Training Program; Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant and Substance Use Program; Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration Initiative; Connect and Protect Program—Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses; Crime Gun Intelligence Training and Education Program; Crime Analyst in Residence Program; Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23) Program; Drug Data Research Center to Combat the Opioid Crisis; Digital Trust Initiative; Economic, High-Technology, White Collar, and Internet Crime Prevention National Training and Technical Assistance Program; DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction; Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program – Local; Encouraging Innovation—Field Initiated Program; Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance Program; Gulf States Law Enforcement Technology Initiative; Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations Initiative; Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program; Internet of Things National Training and Technical Assistance Program; Kevin and Avonte Program—Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities; Justice Counts; The National Law Enforcement Knowledge Lab; Justice Information Sharing Training and Technical Assistance; Mass Violence Advisory Initiative; Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program; National Motor Vehicle Title Information System; Missing and Unidentified Human Remains Program; National Public Safety Partnership; National Decertification Index Database; and more.

Date Published: May 1, 2023