Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $999,655)
Training and technical assistance (TTA) providers will develop the Project Safe Neighborhood National TTA Program to support and deliver TTA to state and local law enforcement, criminal justice professionals, research partners, and communities across the United States. The TTA providers will be responsible for responding to TTA requests from USA Offices (USAOs), and will assist the 94 USAO PSN task forces to achieve the five design features. The TTA provider will provide support in the following categories: (1) Strategic Problem Solving and Site Coordination; (2) Law Enforcement and Prosecution-focused Strategies; and (3) Victims-centered Focused Strategies. The TTA partners selected will also provide assistance to the active National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) sites. The PSN National TTA Program is supported by research and evidence-based practices and strategies. The program combines the leadership of DOJ and the expertise of nationally recognized criminal justice practitioners and action research experts to deliver a wide variety of TTA nationwide.
- City of Woodland Reduction in Violent Crime/City of West Sacramento Police Workforce Recruitment and Retention Efforts
- Peers for Peers (PFP) - Formerly Incarcerated Certified Peer Specialists Serving Reentrants with Mental Illness
- Expansion of DNA Databases to Assist with Sexual Assault Investigations and Prosecutions: Collection of Lawfully Owed DNA from Convicted Offenders and Arrestee DNA Collections