The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA)

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The National Criminal Justice Association was established in 1971 in Washington, D.C. It is a non-profit organization that serves as the principal liaison between state and local units of government, the various agencies of the U.S. government, and criminal justice interest groups. Its goal is to assist tribal, state, and local governments on crime prevention and crime control issues. Their goal is to create a balanced approach to the people’s complex public safety and juvenile justice system. The NCJA consists of 17-18 board members. The current President is Jeanne Smith, and the Vice-President is Karhiton Moore. The NCJA board members are in charge of informing Congress and other federal executives of problems involving state, tribal,

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