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New Grants and Payment Management Systems Now Available!
The Justice Grants System (JustGrants) and the Department of the Treasury’s Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) are now available for all award management and payment activities. Award recipients with the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) can login to JustGrants or visit the informational website for further resources and support. Additionally, ASAP is now available for enrolled Department of Justice award recipients to request funds. For more information on how to request funds in ASAP, please reference the user guide.
Apply now: BJS statistician vacancies announced
BJS seeks statisticians to carry out statistical collections in criminal victimization, law enforcement, corrections, courts, recidivism, or special projects. Job duties include—
|•||performing various statistical data collection activities, such as analyzing data, coordinating data collections, and reporting statistical findings from statistical programs|
|•||designing and managing complex statistical data series or major components of a large-scale data series|
|•||ensuring the effective collection of statistical data and the use of appropriate collection systems|
|•||consulting and collaborating with criminal justice agency representatives|
Apply now. Vacancies are available at the GS 11-12 and GS 13-14 grade levels. Applications are due by December 7, 2020.
Public comments requested on the proposed extension of BJS data collection: Capital Punishment Report of Inmates Under Sentence of Death
BJS encourages comments for 60 days until December 14, 2020, on the extension of a currently approved data collection: Capital Punishment Report of Inmates Under Sentence of Death. Your comments to BJS's request to the Office of Management and Budget, published in the Federal Register, should address points such as—
|•||whether the proposed data collection is necessary, including whether the information will have practical utility|
|•||the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of data, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions|
|•||whether and how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced|
|•||the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques.|