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BJA, 202-307-0703



Justice Department Announces New Criminal Justice

Information Technology Web Site



WASHINGTON, D.C.ĖTheBureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a component of the Justice Departmentís Office of Justice Programs (OJP),has launched a new Web site that provides current information about systems integration for those who protect the publicís safety:


The resource will assist federal, state, tribaland local jurisdictions that participate in information sharing projects. The Web site includes summaries of technology grants, training and technical assistance programs that OJP sponsors through each of its bureaus and offices.


For additional information about BJA consult its Web site at:


Information about OJP and its programs can be found on


Media should contact the Office of Justice Programsí Office of Congressional and Public

Affairs at 202-307-0703.