Funding

The following provides resources, options and guidance for agencies seeking to implement body-worn cameras.

Process

Applicants must register with Grants.gov prior to submitting an application.

Quick Links

GSA Assistance

Body Worn Camera Solutions

2018

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program FY 2018 Competitive Grant
Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program FY 2018 FAQs

2017

BJA announces 2017 BWC PIP Awards
Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program FY 2017 Competitive Grant Announcement

2016

BJA announces 2016 BWC PIP Awards
Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program (More than 25 Officers) FY2016 Solicitation
Small Agency Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program (25 or Fewer Officers) FY2016 Solicitation
SMART Policing Initiative FY 2016 Solicitation
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2016 State Solicitation
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2016 Local Solicitation
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Solicitation FAQs

Archives

2015

BJA announces 2015 BWC PIP Awards
Body-Worn Camera Pilot Implementation Program FY 2015 Solicitation
Body-Worn Camera Pilot Implementation Program FY 2015 Solicitation FAQs
SMART Policing Initiative FY2015 Solicitation (Purpose Area 2: Body Worn Camera Problem-Solving Demonstration Program)
SMART Policing Initiative FY2015 Awardee FAQ – Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Implementation and Evaluation of Body-Worn Cameras)
SMART Policing Initiative FY2015 Awardee FAQ – Miami Beach, Florida (Evaluating Body-Worn Camera Data Sharing)
SMART Policing Initiative FY2015 Awardee FAQ – Phoenix, Arizona (Phase II – A Randomized Experiment of Police Body Worn Cameras)
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2015 State Solicitation
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2015 State Solicitation Allocations
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2015 Local Solicitation
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2015 Local Solicitation Allocations

2014

Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2014 State Solicitation
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2015 State Solicitation Allocations
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2014 Local Solicitation
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2015 Local Solicitation Allocations

2013

National Institute of Justice FY2013 Research and Evaluation on Policing Solicitation:  https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/sl001035.pdf
NIJ’s FY2015 Funded Research on Body-Worn Cameras:

2012

SMART Policing Initiative FY2012 Solicitation
SMART Policing BWC Awardee FAQ for Phoenix, AZ (Measuring Impacts of Police Body-Worn Cameras)