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FY 2021 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program

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Grants.gov deadline: April 26, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
JustGrants application deadline: May 10, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET

Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) is a strategic approach to crime reduction that leverages community knowledge and expertise by focusing enforcement efforts on neighborhoods where crime is concentrated, or crime “hotspots.”

The goal of the BCJI solicitation is to invest in jurisdictions with significant crime challenges that want long-term solutions, incorporating all four elements of the BCJI model. This includes programs aimed at developing or improving relationships between law enforcement and the communities they serve, including through community outreach and listening sessions, and supporting nonprofit organizations that focus on improving stressed relationships between law enforcement officers and communities.

Date Created: January 11, 2021