National Public Safety Partnership
BJA Grant Applicant Education Series Watch
Public Safety Officers Benefits Program
Register to participate in The Opioid Crisis and its Growing Impact on First Responder Health and Wellness, a webinar taking place September 25, 2019, at 1 p.m. ET. The webinar will provide an overview of how everyday stress and trauma are impacting first responders' resilience, wellness, and ability to function effectively in their work and home lives.
Through the BJA-administered National Public Safety Partnership (PSP), Indianapolis is working directly with the Justice Department to reduce crime. Learn about their efforts and discover more about PSP in a blog post from September 12, 2019.
Watch BJA Director Adler's opening remarks at this year's National Public Safety Partnership Symposium, where law enforcement leadership from across the country have gathered to collaborate on localized violent crime and public safety efforts.
The FY 2019 Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative: Outcomes-based Contracting To Lower Recidivism and Homelessness solicitation is now available. The purpose of this program is to assist local, state, and tribal governments in converting reentry and permanent supportive housing service contracts into outcomes-based contracts in order to ensure accountability and improve performance with regard to recidivism reduction and increasing nights housed and emergency service savings. Apply by: October 15, 2019.
BJA has released the FY 2019 Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities Program funding opportunity. This program supports local jurisdictions' efforts to reduce the number of deaths and injuries of individuals with forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, or developmental disabilities, such as autism, who due to their condition wander from safe environments. Apply by: October 15, 2019.
The FY 2019 Academic-based Training Initiative to Improve Police Responses for People with Mental Illness and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities opportunity will be used to enhance and increase crisis training and support to states, tribes, and county and local jurisdictions through a pilot program. Apply by: October 4, 2019.
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