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Programs That Support Violent Crime Reduction

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Date Published
April 2024
6 pages
Publication Series

This document provides a listing of Bureau of Justice Assistance programs that support violent crime reduction efforts, 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 initiatives for the reduction of violent crime 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: Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program; Byrne Discretionary Community Project Funding/Byrne Discretionary Grants; Capital Case Litigation Training and Technical Assistance Initiative; Center for Task Force Training™ Program; Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative; Crime Analyst in Residence Program; Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration Initiative; Community-based Approaches to Prevent and Address Hate Crimes Program; Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program – Local; National Public Safety Partnership; The National Law Enforcement Knowledge Lab; Mass Violence Advisory Initiative; National Resource and Technical Assistance Center for Improving Law Enforcement Investigations; Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program; National Training and Technical Assistance Center; Project Safe Neighborhoods; Postconviction Testing of DNA; Prison Rape Elimination Act Management Office – Including the National PREA Resource Center; Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA; Rural and Small Department Violent Crime Reduction Initiative; Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision Program—Applying the Principles Behind Project HOPE; Smart Policing Initiative; Smart Prosecution—Innovative Prosecution Solutions Program; Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning Program; Tribal Justice Systems Program.

Date Published: April 1, 2024