Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative for Law Enforcement Agencies
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:
Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
The Bureau of Justice Assistance will provide funding to strengthen the capacity of small/rural law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to combat violent crime by implementing critical elements from the following BJA-developed guides:
Among their critical elements, the guides promote strategies and
services to mitigate the risk for violent behavior in
individuals dealing with mental health and/or substance
use disorders, including crisis intervention programs and
services and treatment courts.
Eligible applicants include:
- Small law enforcement agencies, defined as any agency
with 250 or fewer sworn officers
- Rural agencies, defined as:
- An agency serving any area or community, no part
of which is within an area designated as a standard
metropolitan statistical area by the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB)
- An agency serving one or more rural census tracts
- Tribal law enforcement agencies, defined as any
federally recognized tribe with a designated law
Amount of funding
Award ceiling: $300,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 36
Estimated total program funding:
Links to the full announcement, application
instructions, and the online application process are
Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in
grants.gov by June 13, 2023.
Submit the full application, including attachments, in
the JustGrants grants
management system by June 20, 2023.
Abuse and violence · Behavioral health · Criminal justice system · Healthcare needs and services · Human services · Mental health · Substance use and misuse
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