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A National Voice in Criminal Justice Policy

The National Criminal Justice Association represents state, local and tribal governments on crime control and crime prevention issues. Our members represent all facets of the criminal and juvenile justice community.

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News and Updates


news and update thumbnailsNCJA Welcomes New Executive Director

Chris Asplen, a national and international expert in the use of DNA technologies and former prosecutor, takes over for Cabell Cropper, who retires after almost 20 years.

news and update thumbnailsDiscover Innovative Addiction Programs

We are partnering with the Addiction Policy Forum to showcase promising practices in reducing addiction and translating the science of addiction into practice. 

news and update thumbnailsBudget’s Cut to Byrne JAG Could Hinder State and Local Crime Fighting Efforts

The President’s 2018 budget proposal requests $259.5 million for the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant program (Byrne JAG),

news and update thumbnailsUpcoming Webinar: Strategic Planning - An Action Guide 

In this June 28 webinar, participants will learn about the goals for statewide strategic planning, how to get started, and how to build upon planning efforts already underway in the state.

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