Crime Prevention

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host two informational webinars on the recently released body-worn camera (BWC) solicitations; one will be held on March 21, and the other will take place on March 23, 2016. The purpose of these webinars is to give applicants an opportunity to ask questions directly to BJA staff regarding these two new solicitations.

BJA 2016 Small Agency Body-Worn Camera Solicitation Webinar

This webinar will review the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) 2016 Small Agency Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Policy and Implementation Program Solicitation for agencies with 25 or fewer sworn officers. It will review the eligibility, goals, requirements, considerations, funding, and other expectations for agencies considering applying under this grant. It will also introduce the training and technical assistance provider (CNA) to help agencies get the support they need while developing BWC policy and implementation programs.

BJA 2016 Body-Worn Camera Solicitation Webinar

This webinar will review the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) 2016 Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Policy and Implementation Program Solicitation for agencies with more than 25 sworn officers. It will review the eligibility, goals, requirements, considerations, funding, and other expectations for agencies considering applying under this grant. It will also introduce the training and technical assistance provider (CNA) to help agencies get the support they need while developing BWC policy and implementation programs.

BJA Webinar - Enhanced Collaborative Model Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Solicitation

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) are hosting a webinar to go over the important points of the FY 2016 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Competitive Solicitation, address the changes from 2015 solicitation, and answer any questions 

View the full FY 2016 hanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Competitive Solicitation.

The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) and the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services will host a three-day train-the-trainer course titled “First Responders Operating in Low-Light Conditions”. The course will be held Monday, June 6, 2016 through Wednesday, June 8, 2016 in Cleveland, VA and Friday, June 10, 2016 through Sunday, June 12, 2016 in Fairlawn, VA.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar on the Encouraging Innovation: Field-Initiated Programs FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Through this solicitation, BJA seeks to prevent and reduce crime and enhance the criminal justice system through collaboration with the field to identify, define, and respond to emerging or chronic crime problems and systemic issues.

BJA Webinar - The Price of Justice: Rethinking the Consequences of Justice Fines and Fees Funding Opportunity

 This webinar will provide an overview of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) “The Price of Justice: Rethinking the Consequences of Justice Fines and Fees” funding opportunity. Potential applicants will have an opportunity to learn about the background and key concepts of this funding opportunity, and the requirements of the solicitation. The goal of this program is to encourage and disseminate best practices for coordinated and appropriate justice systems responses due to justice-involved individuals’ inability to pay fines, fees, and related charges.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar on the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. ET. The purpose of this webinar is to provide an overview of the solicitation and highlight changes from the FY 2015 solicitation. Webinar participants will have an opportunity to ask BJA staff questions pertaining to the solicitation.

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