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.


Read The Sequential Intercept Model: Building Blocks for Strategic Planning and Stakeholder Engagement Now


The Sequential Intercept Model is used as a strategic tool for policymakers and criminal justice planners. It enables them to identify key points where individuals can be linked to programs and services that will help prevent their further system penetration and, ideally, avoid a return to the justice system altogether. Our newly released document, provides an overview of the Sequential Intercept Model as a planning tool to create outcome-informed action and focus on the thoughtful use of resources.  To learn more about the certified training and TA we offer with support from BJA and Policy Research Associates, Inc., email strategicplanning@ncja.org


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Please check out ‘An Overview: Community Violence Intervention Strategies,’ a general overview with tangible examples of four of the main types of CVI strategies.


This series, with support from BJA will explore promising practices, provide guidance on strategic planning and discuss the fundamentals of the Byrne JAG program.

How Do States Invest Byrne JAG Grant Dollars?

See how states spend Byrne JAG funds to improve the justice system and check out our database of promising Byrne JAG-funded programs.

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Visit Connect2Learning, NCJA's virtual learning hub. This is your one-stop shop for training and content related to Byrne JAG and The OVC VOCA Center.




Connect2Justice is an online community for members to ask questions, share ideas, network with colleagues, and browse funding opportunities.

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NCJA Center for Grants Management

NCJA offers training to state agencies and their subgrantees in federal grants management and administration including pre-and-post award processes, principles and functions.

Directory of State Agencies

Find contact information for the director, JAG contact, and SAC director for state administering agencies in all 50 states and territories and Washington, DC.