Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery
Sexual Assault Kit Initiative
BJA Grant Applicant Education Series Watch
Public Safety Officers Benefits Program
Read the December 19, 2019, OJP Blog post to learn about the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery (CBOB), its history and purpose, award eligibility, and how to submit a nomination. Award nominations are due by February 15, 2020.
The nomination period for the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery (CBOB) is now open until February 15, 2020. This award honors exceptional acts of bravery in the line of duty by federal, state, and local law enforcement officers. Visit the CBOB site to learn more and to submit your nominations today.
OJP announced funding awards, through BJA and the National Institute of Justice programs, totaling over $62 million to provide services designed to protect officers and improve overall public safety. View the press release and fact sheet for details on awards made through specific programs, such as the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program, VALOR, National Officer Safety Initiatives, Body-Worn Camera Program, and more.
The funds support first responders whose actions can often mean the difference between life and death for those who have overdosed, as well as families, children and crime victims dealing with the impact of substance abuse. Funding was awarded under a number of programs, including the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Programs ($163 million), the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program ($23.8 million), and the Drug Courts Program ($83.5 million). View the press release and related fact sheet for additional details.
The Office of Justice Programs has awarded more than $376 million in grant funding to enhance state, local and tribal law enforcement operations and reinforce public safety efforts in jurisdictions across the United States. Several BJA programs are included in the announcement, including more than $252 million in Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program funding awards, $40 million in Sexual Assault Kit Initiative funding awards, and more. Read the press release to learn more.
The FY 2020 CTAS opportunity provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. View the solicitation, access frequently asked questions, and view additional resources. Apply by: February 25, 2020.
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