The NCJA advocates for effective criminal justice policy and funding for justice assistance programs.


Acronyms are listed below in alphabetical order. Click a letter below to browse that section.


AAR After Action Reports

ACH Automated Clearing House

AEL Authorized Equipment List

AG Attorney General

AR Authorized Representative

AWS Alternative Work Schedule


BSIR Biannual Strategy Implementation Report


CCR Central Contractor Registry

CCTV Closed-Circuit Television

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CFDA Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

CFR Code of Federal Regulations

CFO Chief Financial Officer

CMIA Cash Management Improvement Act

COG Continuity of Government

CONOPS Concept of Operations

COTR Contracting Officer Technical Representative

CSID Centralized Scheduling and Information Desk

CTGP Competitive Training Grant Program


D&B Dun and Bradstreet

DHS US Department of Homeland Security

DOJ US Department of Justice

DOT US Department of Transportation

DUNS Data Universal Numbering System


EA External Affairs

EHP Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

EIN Employer Identification Number

EO Executive Order

ESG Executive Steering Committee


FAR Federal Acquisition Regulations

FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

FFR Federal Financial Report

FLETC Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

FOIA Freedom of Information Act

FTA Federal Transit Administration

FTE Full-Time Employees


GAO Government Accountability Office

GMS Grants Management Specialist

GMS Grants Management System

GPRA Government Performance and Results Act

GRT Grants Reporting Tool


HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration

HSA Homeland Security Advisor

HSGP Homeland Security Grant Program

HHS US Health and Human Services


IAB Interagency Board for Equipment Standardization and Interoperability

IAFIS Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System

IALEIA International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts

ICE Immigration and Customs Enforcement

ICS Incident Command System

ICTAP Interoperable Communications Technical Assistance Program

IDP Individual Development Plan

IECG Interoperable Emergency Communication Grants Program

IJ Investment Justification

IFMIS Integrated Financial Management Information System


JFO Joint Field Office

JTTF Joint Terrorism Task Force


LEP Limited English Proficiency

LLIS Lessons Learned Information Sharing


M&A Management and Administration

MOA Memorandum of Agreement

MOU Memorandum of Understanding

MS&G Models, Simulations, and Games


NCR National Capital Region

NEMA National Emergency Management Association

NEPA National Environmental Policy Act

NGMA National Grants Management Association

NGO Non-Governmental Organization

NPS Naval Postgraduate School


OC Office of the Comptroller

OCC Office of Chief Counsel

OCFO Office of Chief Financial Officer

OCIO Office of Chief Information Officer

OJP Office of Justice Programs

OMB Office of Management and Budget

OPPA Office of Policy and Program Analysis

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration


PA Program Analyst

PARS Payment and Reporting System

PM Program Manager

POC Point of Contact

POETE Planning, Organization, Equipment, Training and Exercises

PPR Performance Progress Report

PSD Program Support Division


RA Regional Administrator


SAA State Administrative Agency

SAM System for Award Management

SEL Standardized Equipment List

SF-424 Standard Form-Application for Federal Assistance

SF-425 Standard Form-Federal Financial Reporting Form

SOP Standard Operating Procedure


TA Technical Assistance

TSA Transportation Security Administration


UASI Urban Areas Security Initiative

UAWG Urban Area Working Group

USCG United States Coast Guard

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture

USFA United States Fire Administration


WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction