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Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration Initiative

Award Information

Awardee
Award #
2018-DG-BX-0006
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$800,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $800,000)

The Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration (CGIC) Initiative, administered by BJA in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), is a competitive grant program that provides funding to state and local government entities that are experiencing precipitous increases in gun crime to implement comprehensive and holistic models to reduce violent crime and the illegal use of firearms within their jurisdictions by enabling them to integrate with their local ATF CGIC. The purpose of this initiative is to encourage local jurisdictions to work with their ATF partners to utilize intelligence, technology, and community engagement to swiftly identify firearms used unlawfully and their sources, and effectively prosecute perpetrators engaged in violent crime. The CGIC Initiative is part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Suite of programs, which is focused on reducing violent crime. The PSN Suite comprises PSN, Strategies for Policing Innovation, Innovative Prosecution Solutions, CGIC Initiative, National Public Safety Partnerships, Technology Innovation for Public Safety, Encouraging Innovation: Field Initiated, Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction, and Community Based Violence Prevention Demonstration, and these initiatives will coordinate proactively with the PSN team in the respective district of the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) to enhance collaboration and strengthen the commitment to reducing violent crime. Applicants must demonstrate this coordination with their USAO district PSN team in their submission.

The City of Tulsa will use the BJA funds to support the CGIC concept through formalized partnerships, upgrades and expanded access to laboratory equipment, increased staffing, improved investigative follow-up, and financial support to the local district attorney’s office.

CA/NCF

Date Created: October 1, 2018