Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $1,500,000)
To support the Presidential Executive Order on Preventing Violence Against Federal, State, Tribal, and Local Law Enforcement Officers issued on February 9, 2017, the National Officer Safety Initiatives (NOSI) Program for fiscal year (FY) 2019 seeks innovative approaches to augment officer safety in three areas: strengthening officer wellness, establishing partnerships to reduce violent crime and increase officer safety, and enhancing defensive tactics training.
Funding of this project will be under NOSI category one (Innovative Approaches for Strengthening Officer Wellness. The goal of this category is to select one TTA provider to develop and deliver evidence-based training, resources, and technical assistance to state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agencies that enable them to develop and adopt health and wellness programs and/or centers. Applicants must have the capacity and resources to provide the TTA throughout the country and possibly in a simultaneous manner.