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Programs That Support Tribes

NCJ Number
Date Published
May 2023
7 pages
Publication Series

This document provides a listing of 28 Bureau of Justice Assistance programs that support Native American tribes, and includes 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 initiatives for tribes 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: Adult Treatment Court Program; Collaborative Crisis Response and Intervention Training Program; Community-based Violence and Prevention Initiative; Community-based Approaches to Prevent and Address Hate Crimes Program; Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant and Substance Use Program; Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations Initiative; Connect and Protect Program—Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses; Encouraging Innovation—Field Initiated Program; Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program; Kevin and Avonte Program—Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities; The National Law Enforcement Knowledge Lab; Justice Counts—Actionable Data to Bolster Public Safety; Mass Violence Advisory Initiative; Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program; National Public Safety Partnership; National Resource and Technical Assistance Center for Improving Law Enforcement Investigations; National Training and Technical Assistance Center; National Reentry Resource Center and Second Chance Technical Assistance; Prison Rape Elimination Act Management Office—Including the National PREA Resource Center; Second Chance Act—Community-based Reentry Program; Second Chance Act—Community Reentry Incubator Initiative; Second Chance Act—Reentry Program Evaluation Support Initiative; Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision Program—Applying the Principles Behind Project HOPE; Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Program; Tribal Corrections Training and Technical Assistance Initiative; Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning Program; Tribal Justice Systems Program; and the Tribal Justice Systems Infrastructure Program.

Date Published: May 1, 2023