Other Web Resources
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). This section of the BJA website provides links to standard forms, the OJP Financial Guide, OMB Circulars, Program Manager Contact List, and BJA Program Guidelines.
The G.R.E.A.T. Program is a school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curriculum. The program's primary objective is prevention and is intended as an immunization against delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership.
The NGCRC conducts research on gangs and gang members, disseminates information through publications and reports, and provides training and consulting services.
The purpose of the NYGC is to assist policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in their efforts to reduce youth gang involvement and crime by contributing information, resources, practical tools, and expertise towards the development and implementation of effective gang prevention, intervention, and suppression strategies.
Many OJP grants are awarded directly to state governments, which then set priorities and allocate funds within that state. For more information on how a state intends to distribute formula grant funds, contact the state administering agency. In addition, information is available for the information technology point of contact in each state.
Regional Community Policing Institutes (RCPIs), funded by the COPS Office, provide comprehensive and innovative community policing education, training and technical assistance to COPS grantees throughout the nation. Training is delivered using adult-learning principles via interactive classroom instruction, CD-ROMS, community forums, teleconferences and the Internet and strives to provide a forum in which law enforcement and community members can discuss sensitive issues.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). The Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Program is an innovative law enforcement program that receives federal funding to support regional law enforcement efforts to combat terrorist activity, illegal drug trafficking, organized criminal activity, criminal gangs, violent crime, and other regional criminal priorities and to promote officer safety. On national-scope issues, the six regional centers initiate joint, cross-center efforts, coordinating and cooperating as one body.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). RISS ATIX™ participants include executives and officials from governmental and nongovernmental entities. Participants are designated into a specific group based on their role regarding the prevention, response, mitigation, and recovery efforts of terrorism and disasters. Each group is referred to as an ATIX community. ATIX communities include local, county, state, tribal, and federal government; law enforcement; emergency management; disaster relief; utilities; and, among others, the chemical, transportation, and telecommunication industries.