National Public Safety Partnership
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Public Safety Officers Benefits Program
In order to ensure that all eligible jurisdictions that wish to accept their FY 2017 Byrne JAG awards may do so, OJP is extending the deadline for acceptance to August 31, unless the applicant's current deadline is later than that date. More details to follow.
JAG is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to states and units of local government. In general, JAG funds awarded to a state under the FY 2018 JAG State Solicitation may be used to provide additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems for criminal justice. States may apply by: August 22, 2018.
JAG is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to states and units of local government. In general, JAG funds awarded to a unit of local government under the FY 2018 JAG Local Solicitation may be used to provide additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems for criminal justice. Units of local government may apply by: August 22, 2018.
BJA awarded $1 million to the Texas Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, to pay overtime expenses for law enforcement officers who responded to the scene of the deadly shootings on May 18 at Santa Fe (Texas) High School. Learn more in the press release.
BJA awarded $2,000,100 to the State of Nevada to cover expenses related to the law enforcement response to the October 1, 2017, Las Vegas mass shooting that left 58 people dead and over 500 injured. The award comes out of the FY 2018 Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance Program. Learn more in the press release.
All applicants must register with and maintain current registrations in the System for Award Management (SAM). A recent change in process for SAM registrations will impact schedule, so please plan accordingly. If you are a new entity registering in SAM or an existing entity that needs to update or renew your SAM registration, you must now submit an original, signed notarized letter via U.S. Postal Service Mail appointing the authorized Entity Administrator before your registration will be activated. Learn more about this process change.
Developed with support from BJA, the Law Enforcement Officer Safety Toolkit is now available in an online interactive format to promote learning about officer safety and encourage the leveraging of resources to augment state, local, and tribal efforts to promote officer safety.
Additional FY 2018 Funding AvailableBJA has released various FY 2018 funding solicitations. View the Current Opportunities table to see all of BJA's currently open FY 2018 funding opportunities.
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