The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) provides leadership and services in grant administration and criminal justice policy development to support local, state, and tribal law enforcement in achieving safer communities. To learn more about BJA, visit www.bja.gov. BJA is part of the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs.
The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) serves as the COSSAP Network coordinator for training and technical assistance (TTA) efforts and collaborates with Bureau of Justice Assistance leadership and fellow TTA providers to support COSSAP site-based grantees. IIR's role includes publication production and design; planning, coordination, and delivery of national-level trainings and working group meetings; COSSAP Resource Center website development and maintenance; coordination of distance learning opportunities and resource dissemination; and coordination of other complementary activities.
The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program, is a federal program administered by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, designed to provide resources to federal, state, local, and tribal agencies to coordinate activities to address drug trafficking in specifically designated areas of the country. The Washington/Baltimore HIDTA was designated in 1994 and serves Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia, and parts of West Virginia. ODMAP is a product of the Washington/Baltimore HIDTA. ODMAP provides near real-time suspected overdose surveillance data across jurisdictions to support public safety and public health efforts to mobilize an immediate response. To learn more about ODMAP, visit www.odmap.org. To learn more about the W/B HIDTA, visit www.hidta.org.