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Colorado 2019 STOP School Violence Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Program

Award Information

Award #
2019-YS-BX-0053
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$999,987

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $999,987)

The Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act Program (SSV Program) furthers the Department of Justice’s mission by supporting and assisting state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions efforts to reduce violent crime through the creation of school threat assessment teams, the use of technology for anonymously reporting suspicious activity as it relates to violence in schools, and by supporting the creation and enhancement of State School Safety Centers in K-12 schools.
The objective of Categories 1 through 6 is to improve school safety though the development of comprehensive programs that include either or both of the following activities: (1) conducting school threat assessments; or (2) developing multidisciplinary mental health intervention teams designed to identify school violence risks among students, and implementing strategies to mitigate those risks. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 28, 2019