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FFY2022 - PSN West - State of Tennessee

Award Information

Award #
15PBJA-22-GG-00832-GUNP
Location
Awardee County
Davidson
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2022
Total funding (to date)
$175,612
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $175,612)

Project Safe Neighborhoods FY 2022
Project Abstract
The “PSN West” model will continue implementation in both Shelby County and Madison County during the October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2025 period. PSN West is a collaborative local and federal effort to reduce violent gun crime by focusing on Crime Drivers – a small proportion of individuals who drive violent crime. The PSN West believes better integration of research evidence and human intelligence will enhance criminal justice efforts to address the ongoing issue of violent crime. Human intelligence will be studied by comparing Crime Drivers to a similarly situated control group who are not subject to enhanced focus by the criminal justice system. Enhanced focus for Crime Drivers means increasing arrests, prosecution, and adequate sentencing while simultaneously sharing locally developed crime reduction outreach campaigns to spread awareness of the law enforcement and prosecutorial approach to gun crime.
The PSN West partners include: the United States Attorney’s Office of the Western District of Tennessee, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Memphis Police Department, Themis Center for Justice Policy, Practice and Research, Madison County District Attorney General’s Office, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, and Jackson Police Department.
• Proposed Project Period: October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2025
• Geography: Metropolitan-City of Memphis and Shelby County; Metropolitan-City of Jackson and Madison County
• Key Partners: United States Attorney’s Office of the West District of Tennessee, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Memphis Police Department, Madison County District Attorney General’s Office, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, and Jackson Police Department and State of Tennessee, Office of Criminal Justice Programs as Fiscal Agent (OCJP)

Date Created: September 28, 2022