OVC FY 2021 Law Enforcement Human Trafficking Fellowship Program
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Income Security and Social Services
Individuals Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Individuals: with documented experience working as a sworn officer within a state, county, municipality, or tribal law enforcement or a prosecution agency, conducting victim-centered, trauma-informed human trafficking investigations and prosecutions, and demonstrated knowledge of working to combat human trafficking as part of a multidisciplinary approach. The successful candidate must demonstrate the administrative and fiscal capacity to manage an agreement and the knowledge and skills to successfully execute the proposed fellowship activities. Subject to change, applicants should be able to be onsite at OVC in Washington, D.C., for a minimum of 36 business days throughout a 36-month project period, with specific dates and schedule to be determined in consultation with OVC. Organizations are not eligible to apply. To advance Executive Order 13929 Safe Policing for Safe Communities, as of October 28, 2020, the Attorney General determined that all state, local, and university or college law enforcement agencies must be certified by an approved independent credentialing body or have started the certification process to be allocated FY 2021 DOJ discretionary grant funding, as either a recipient or a subrecipient. For detailed information on this new certification requirement, please visit https://cops.usdoj.gov/SafePolicingEO. All recipients and subrecipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.
Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime
May 13, 2021
Jun 28, 2021
Last Updated Date:
May 13, 2021
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The Department of Justice is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights, increases access to justice, supports crime victims, protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community. The OVC Law Enforcement Human Trafficking Fellowship program supports one fellow to advise and support OVC on emerging and priority issues in the development and implementation of victim-centered and trauma-informed human trafficking investigations, prosecutions, and multidisciplinary approaches to identify victims and prosecute traffickers.
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