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Project Safe Neighborhoods - Crime Prevention, Community Outreach and Mobilization Strategies Project

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $250,119)

The Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) National Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program is a collaborative effort of the following Department of Justice (DOJ) component agencies: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF), U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), Criminal Division, National Gang Targeting Enforcement & Coordination Center (Gang TECC), Office of the Deputy Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, and Bureau of Justice Assistance. This program is authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010, (Pub. L. 111-117).

The PSN National TTA Program provides TTA resources that are critical to communities efforts to reduce violent crime, gun-related crimes, and criminal gangs. In addition, the PSN TTA Program provides comprehensive TTA that addresses a range of criminal justice subject areas impacting communities. The goal of the PSN National TTA Program is to provide assistance to state and local law enforcement and communities to improve the level of knowledge, communication, collaboration, and tactics involved in addressing violent crime and violent offenders that impact communities throughout the nation.

The National Crime Prevention Council will continue to support activities under the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) program by providing the following services: 1) training and technical assistance (TTA) to the PSN Anti-Gang Training Sessions; 2) providing the latest information, evidence-based research, and trends on gun and gang issues and proven prevention strategies through face-to-face, supplemental, and online TTA; 3) outreach to communities challenged by violent crime and gun and gang issues to provide supplemental training; 4) development and maintenance of partnerships with communities and community organizations; 5) dissemination of resources, materials, and tools based on requests that are not able to be accommodated through traditional TTA; and 6) the availability of tools and resources through fact sheets and bulletins.


Date Created: September 16, 2010