Webinar Series: BJA Grant Applicant Education


To assist potential applicants interested in applying for FY 2019 funding opportunities, BJA is hosting a series of educational webinars. See below for webinar details and register to participate.

For more information, go to https://www.bja.gov/funding/webinars.html

New SPI Toolkit Resource from Portland, OR: Developing Community Surveys

The Strategies for Policing Innovation (SPI) program just added a new resource to the SPI Toolkit, courtesy of the Portland, Oregon, Police Bureau. The resource provides guidance for law enforcement agencies interested in developing a community survey. The six-part resource includes:

· An introduction to the resource.

· Tips for designing surveys.

· An overview of types of survey questions and data analysis.

· Tips for writing survey questions.

· A problem-oriented policing (POP) survey demonstration.

· Examples of community surveys.

The resource is intended to provide foundational guidance for law enforcement agencies as they look to engage and measure outreach to the communities they serve, as well as references and resources for those interested in learning more about designing and implementing community surveys. Topics for further study include sampling, survey, data analysis, and statistics.

Learn more about developing community surveys and access the resource here.

Grant Funding Announcement

FY 2019 NCS-X Implementation Assistance Program:   Support for Local Law Enforcement Agencies

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division partnered to implement the National Crime Statistics Exchange (NCS-X), an initiative to expand the number of law enforcement agencies (LEAs) reporting crime data to the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). The NCS-X Initiative will support a scientifically selected sample of 400 LEAs in reporting incident-based crime data to NIBRS to produce statistically sound, detailed national estimates of crime known to law enforcement. Through this solicitation, BJS seeks applications from eligible NCS-X agencies to support costs associated with reporting incident-based crime data that are compliant with the NIBRS standard. BJS funding decisions under this solicitation will be made in coordination with, and the concurrence of, the FBI’s CJIS Division.

Deadline: All registrations and applications are due by 5:00 p.m. eastern time on December 27, 2018.

Go to this link for more information.

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