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Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI) Program Support

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $423,000)

CATEGORY 2: Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI) Program Support

The grantee will conduct the following tasks:

Executive Level Outreach and Engagement: Law enforcement and homeland security executives play a vital role in ensuring the suspicious activities reporting process is successfully implemented and effectively supported. Executive level outreach and engagement efforts will focus on executive leadership, policy development, P/CRCL protections, agency training, and community outreach.

Administrative and Programmatic Support: This task supports NSI programmatic and administrative support activities including, but not limited to: (1) the development of NSI newsletters, reports, fact sheets, presentations, after action reports, and other materials to support training, technical assistance, strategic communications, and other NSI-related outreach efforts; (2) the tracking and development of metrics associated with NSI service requests and deliveries, and (3) support for invitational travel of subject matter experts or other representatives to participate in NSI services and stakeholder forums and/or to meet NSI-related mission needs or requirements.

Technical Assistance: NSI technical assistance support includes a multifaceted approach designed to increase the effectiveness of SLTT law enforcement and homeland security professionals and other frontline partners in identifying, documenting, reporting, evaluating, analyzing, and sharing pre-incident indicators of terrorism or other criminal activities. This task focuses on the development and delivery of technical assistance-associated services and materials. Technical assistance support may include, but is not limited to, the following: facilitation of NSI policy and compliance reviews and exchanges; integration of NSI services in existing TTA programs (e.g., BJA's State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training Program [SLATT] and the "If You See Something, Say Something" campaign); development, review, distribution, and tracking of materials and services (both onsite and online) to educate frontline personnel to recognize, document, and report behaviors and incidents that may indicate criminal activity associated with terrorism; and provision of assistance to agencies in the development of processes and procedures to effectively implement suspicious reporting activities.


Date Created: September 27, 2017