The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) offers national-level technical assistance (TA) programs, as well as customized TA services, to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies across the nation. PERF's TA services vary in length and scope, and frequently involve on- and offsite work. PERF, through support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, helps agencies identify and implement model policies and practices based on their knowledge of current research and the latest innovations in the field of homicide investigations.
Under the Bureau of Justice Assistance's VALOR Program, Policy Research Associates, Inc. (PRA) provides technical assistance to states, territories, and tribes through a broad range of services (both onsite and virtual) to guide policy and practice change.
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) provides resources as well as training and technical assistance designed to enhance tribal-state judicial collaborations and tribal justice systems. This project includes the WalkingOnCommonGround.org website, which serves as a resource center for project materials and contains relevant law and policy resources concerning tribal-state collaborations. TLPI also provides technical assistance to develop, promote, and strengthen tribal-state collaborations.
With support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Tribal Law and Policy Institute provides a Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Training and Technical Assistance project, which includes onsite and offsite technical assistance, regional and national trainings, a publication series, and a webinar series.
Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun and gang crime in the United States at the local level. The core of PSN involves the funding of local programs coupled with increased federal prosecution of illegal gun use and possession. Since its inception in 2001, the U.S. Department of Justice has committed more than $2 billion to this initiative.