BJA Visiting Fellows Program

Funding Source: 
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Deadline: 
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Amount: 
$225 000
Award Ceiling: 
225 000
Eligibility: 
Eligible applicants are individuals, as well as state, tribal, or local government, organizations, or academic institutions seeking to place a staff member in BJA.
Description: 

BJA’s mission is to provide leadership and services in grant administration and criminal justice policy development to support local, state, and tribal justice strategies to achieve safer communities. BJA supports programs and initiatives in the areas of law enforcement, justice information sharing, countering terrorism, managing offenders, combating drug crime and abuse, adjudication, advancing tribal justice, crime prevention, protecting vulnerable populations, and capacity building. The Fellows will work in the Policy Office, which provides national leadership in criminal justice policy, training, and technical assistance to further the administration of justice. It also acts as a liaison to national organizations that partner with BJA to set policy and help disseminate information on best and promising practices. These Fellows will be placed to work in partnership with one of BJA’s four Policy Office Teams: Adjudication and Law Enforcement, Justice Systems, Justice Information Sharing, and Strategic Initiatives.

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