U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
08/08/19 11:59 PM ET
Grant to a USA nonprofit, for-profit, IHE, or tribal organization to provide technical assistance and training on intelligence and information sharing to law enforcement jurisdictions in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete.
The BJA Gulf States Regional Law Enforcement Technology Training and Technical Assistance Initiative is an innovative new program that seeks to provide resources, training, and technical assistance to law enforcement jurisdictions within the five Gulf States (Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas) to assist with information and intelligence sharing to reduce crime and illegal drug trafficking. This initiative is expected to interface with BJA’s Southwest Border initiative.
BJA seeks to fund a training and technical assistance (TTA) provider that will develop a program to directly assist local law enforcement in the gathering, analysis, and dissemination of information critical to investigating, reporting, and responding to crimes and suspicious activity in communities. Local law enforcement agencies will be able to request assistance from the TTA provider to deploy or sustain projects within their jurisdictions and work with adjacent agencies. This initiative is expected to enhance information and intelligence sharing between local law enforcement and fusion centers, including federal and state agencies.
The successful applicant must have an established background in supporting police departments, sheriffs, and tribal law enforcement, especially rural and smaller agencies. The applicant’s skill set must also include knowledge about the information-sharing environment, including the collection, storage, dissemination, and purging of criminal intelligence and the collection and sharing of suspicious activity reporting in local communities. The applicant must also demonstrate the capability to conduct agency needs assessments, have the capacity to address the identified needs, and provide the necessary training as requested by jurisdictions in these states.
Some requested technical assistance may involve securing specialized equipment that the TTA provider does not possess. Therefore, it is imperative that the applicant have good working relationships with law enforcement, institutions of higher education, and service providers in the private sector to which it may reach out for assistance. The applicant must describe how it will provide assistance for specialized services and equipment and how it will report this information to BJA on a quarterly basis. BJA expects these data be included in an annual report that will summarize the distribution of funding, accomplishments, future implementations, and any promising practices that could be emulated in the future.
Objectives and Deliverables: https://www.bja.gov/funding/GSLETTA19.pdf#page=6
GrantWatch ID#: 186172
Estimated maximum dollar amount for each award: $3,000,000
Period of performance start date October 1, 2019
Period of performance duration 24 months
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USA: Alabama; Florida; Louisiana; Mississippi; Texas
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