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FY 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program

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The Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program will provide funding to assist eligible states, local units of government, and tribes in preventing, preparing for, and responding to the coronavirus.

FY 2020 Project Safe Neighborhoods Formula Grant Solicitation

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Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is designed to create and foster safer neighborhoods through a sustained reduction in violent crime. The program's effectiveness depends upon the ongoing coordination, cooperation, and partnerships of local, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies working together with the communities they serve.

FY 2020 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence

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This program will assist in defraying the costs associated with postconviction case review, evidence location, and DNA testing in violent felony cases (as defined by state law) where the results of such testing might show actual innocence.

FY 2020 Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA

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This program provides funds to: (1) prosecute violent crime cold cases and (2) decrease the number of violent crime cold cases awaiting prosecution.

Additional Funding

Applications for FY 2020 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program funds are now being accepted. Applications must be submitted online by 6 p.m. ET on June 8, 2020.