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FY24 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies

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Deadline Notice

The deadline to complete and submit your SF-424 and an SF-LLL in Grants.gov has passed. If you have not submitted those forms, you now are unable to apply for an award under this solicitation in JustGrants.

Grants.gov Deadline
July 15, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
July 24, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to support the purchase and lease of body-worn cameras (BWCs) by publicly funded law enforcement and corrections agencies as part of comprehensive BWC programs guided by sound policy and broad stakeholder input. In addition, the solicitation seeks to support demonstration projects that advance digital evidence management, leveraging BWC digital footage to promote evidence-based and procedurally just practices in agencies with established BWC programs.

Funding Categories:

  • Category 1 – Site-based Awards to Law Enforcement Agencies (including self-initiated partnership applications)
  • Category 2 – Site-based Awards to State Correctional Agencies
  • Category 3 – Digital Evidence Management and Integration Demonstration Projects
  • Category 4 – Optimizing BWC Footage in Prosecutors’ Offices Demonstration Projects
  • Category 5 – Using BWC Footage for Training and Constitutional Policing Demonstration Projects

Eligible Applicants:

  • State governments
  • Special district governments
  • City or township governments
  • Public-and State-controlled institutions of higher education
  • County governments
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Independent school districts
  • Other – Any authorized agency or consortium that acts as in an instrumental capacity to assist law enforcement agencies perform law enforcement functions, including regional or state level authorities.
  • Other – units of local government

On June 20, 2024, BJA held a webinar to provide a detailed overview of this solicitation and allow interested applicants to ask questions. Webinar materials:

See the solicitation for additional opportunity and eligibility details, as well as directions on how to apply.

Date Created: May 21, 2024