The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) helps America’s state, local, and tribal jurisdictions reduce and prevent crime, lower recidivism, and promote a fair and safe criminal justice system. BJA provides a wide range of resources through programs and services, including training and technical assistance, to address chronic and emerging criminal justice challenges nationwide. Following are a sampling of available BJA resources that are specifically related to hate crime matters:
Following are some of the BJA programs that focus on investigating and prosecuting hate crime offenses:
- Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program
- Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Prosecution Program
- Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program
- Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Program
This page is updated regularly as new resources are released.