SWBPI provides funds to eligible jurisdictions in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas. Eligible county and state governments register and apply online through the SWBPI site. Once an award has been made for an applicant jurisdiction, the jurisdiction may request payment through their on-line account. Awards will be deposited directly to the jurisdiction's bank account once the payment request has been approved by BJA. All electronic transactions and information are secure, using the latest Internet encryption technology.
See the SWBPI site for further information and guidance concerning this program.
Eligible JurisdictionsA county or state government in Arizona, California, New Mexico, or Texas may participate if it prosecuted or detained a defendant in a federally-initiated and referred criminal case disposed of during any one of the eligible reporting periods.In New Mexico, only detention services may be reported in a county's on-line application. Prosecution services are provided through various state agencies and will be reflected in a state level application.
Application ProcessAll SWBPI applications must be submitted online using the SWBPI site.
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