Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $700,000)
BJAs Smart Suite of programs invest in the development of practitioner-researcher partnerships that use data, evidence and innovation to create strategies and interventions that are effective and economical. As part of BJAs Smart Suite, the FY2017 Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) will build upon analysis-driven, evidence-based policing by encouraging state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies to develop effective, economical, and innovative responses to precipitous or extraordinary increases in crime, or in a type or types of crime within their jurisdictions. Recipients of this grant program will test promising practices and implement evidence-based interventions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of police agencies processes and procedures and establish sustainable partnerships with research to evaluate their effectiveness.
- Development and implementation of behavior threat assessment teams, suicide prevention/anti-bullying training for school personnel and students, and specialized training for school resource officers
- Enhanced Safety and Effectiveness of Dinwiddie County's Tactical Team
- Seneca Nation's Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program (SN COSSAP)