TTA News & Information

The COPS Office’s Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC) recently introduced their COVID-19 Library of Resources, which is dedicated to informing law enforcement agencies of COVID-19 guidelines and officer safety policies. This resource will allow law enforcement agencies to share updated information regarding agency policies, standard operating processes, fact sheets, press releases, special orders, and training documents.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for its FY 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program, which supports eligible states, local units of government, and tribal governments in addressing and tackling coronavirus-related matters.

The following list includes examples of things the program funding will cover:

The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking nominations for its annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing now through April 24, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET. The award recognizes sworn state, local, and tribal law enforcement officers who exhibit outstanding community policing efforts in one of three areas: innovations in community policing, criminal investigations, or field operations.

Join Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) on April 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a webinar on targeting offenders and creating targeted offender lists. The webinar will feature a panel of experienced researchers and law enforcement professionals who will dive into best practices for implementation, including considering the following questions:

The Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for its FY 2020 Northern and Middle States Rural Law Enforcement Training and Technical Assistance Grant Program. This program, which supports smaller, rural, and tribal law enforcement agencies in northern and middle states, will provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to help reduce violent crimes, including drug-related crimes and human trafficking.

Join the National Police Foundation, Major Cities Chiefs Association, and the Police Executive Research Forum for a COVID-19 briefing for law enforcement executives on Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET. The briefing will be conducted by representatives from the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and Public Health Service (PHS).