BJA FY 19 Gulf States Regional Law Enforcement Technology Training and Technical Assistance Initiative

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Funding Opportunity ID: 316876
Opportunity Number: BJA-2019-16313
Opportunity Title: BJA FY 19 Gulf States Regional Law Enforcement Technology Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Business and Commerce
Education
Employment, Labor and Training
Humanities (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Information and Statistics
Law, Justice and Legal Services
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 16.843
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible applicants are limited to nonprofit or for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations) and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education). Applicants must possess experience in providing training and technical assistance (TTA) on a national level to state, regional, county, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies and other criminal justice entities. This TTA experience must include information and intelligence sharing, law enforcement technology, interaction with fusion centers, responding to crimes and suspicious activities in local communities, and providing training both in-person and online. In addition, the applicant must have the capacity to deliver these TTA services in remote locations in the Gulf States of Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
Agency Code: USDOJ-OJP-BJA
Agency Name: Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Posted Date: Jun 10, 2019
Close Date: Aug 08, 2019
Last Updated Date: Jun 10, 2019
Award Ceiling: $3,000,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Gulf States Regional Law Enforcement Technology Training and Technical Assistance Initiative is a new solicitation to provide training, technology, and technical assistance to the five Gulf Shore states, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas. The design of the program is to select a training and technical assistance (TTA) provider who will then develop a program that will directly assist local law enforcement with project to gather, analyze, and disseminate pertinent information critical to investigating, reporting, and responding to crimes and suspicious activity in communities. This initiative will enhance information and intelligence sharing between local law enforcement, fusion centers, to include federal and state agencies. Local law enforcement will be able to request assistance from the TTA provider to deploy or sustain projects with in their jurisdiction, as well as, working in conjunction with adjacent agencies.
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