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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.




Join NCJA to receive government affairs news, funding information, access to our online community, conference discounts, promising practices, and so much more.


Connect2Grants, a regularly updated library of funding solicitations, is available exclusively for NCJA members.

Connect2Justice Jobs

NCJA’s Career Center is open to job seekers and employers. Search jobs, post openings, upload resumes, and receive job alerts.

Career and Internships

See what careers and undergraduate internships are available at NCJA.


Meet Our 2020-2021 Leadership Team

Members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the 2020-2021 term were elected at a meeting held in conjunction with the 2020 Forum on Criminal Justice.

COVID-19 Resources 

Find resources to better understand COVID-19, the federal response, and best practices to respond to the novel corona virus, or join the conversation on Connect2Justice.

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.


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

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. 

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