The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) provides leadership and services in grant administration and criminal justice policy development to support local, state, and tribal law enforcement in achieving safer communities. To learn more about BJA, visit www.bja.gov. BJA is part of the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs.
The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) serves as the COSSAP Network coordinator for training and technical assistance (TTA) efforts and collaborates with Bureau of Justice Assistance leadership and fellow TTA providers to support COSSAP site-based grantees. IIR's role includes publication production and design; planning, coordination, and delivery of national-level trainings and working group meetings; COSSAP Resource Center website development and maintenance; coordination of distance learning opportunities and resource dissemination; and coordination of other complementary activities.
The National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC) of Fox Valley Technical College was established more than 25 years ago and has extensive experience managing complex national U.S. Department of Justice-funded training and technical assistance (TTA) efforts that demand attention to detail, competency, diversity, flexibility, and innovation. NCJTC is proud to support urban, rural, and under-resourced communities, as well as culturally sensitive areas such as tribal communities. NCJTC provides solutions that address specific public safety concerns through on-site training, conferences, online learning opportunities, and customized TTA. Areas of focus include tribal justice systems planning and capacity building, tribal corrections capacity building, alcohol- and substance misuse-related crime, comprehensive tribal victim service program development, and comprehensive strategic planning.