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State and Local Terrorism Prevention Training and Technical Assistance Program

Award Information

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Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $4,750,000)

The U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2003-2008 identifies as Goal One: Prevent Terrorism and Promote the Nation's Security. Under the authority of Pub. L. 110-5, 121 Stat. 8 (Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007) Incorporating Pub. L. 109-108, 119 Stat. 2290 and the Department's Strategic Objective 1.1 (Goal One) Prevent, disrupt, and defeat terrorist operations before they occur, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) substantially supported the State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT) Program.

The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) will continue to provide support for the State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training (SLATT) Program. SLATT is the next-generation counter-terror training and technical assistance service that addresses emerging issues, evolving technology, and changing geopolitical conditions. IIR will deliver additional, broader-range terror prevention trainings to support the overall program goal of enhancing terror prevention programs and strategies in state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies.


Date Created: September 11, 2007