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Anticipated FY 2019 Solicitations that Support Law Enforcement
This resource highlights different law enforcement solicitations that are expected to be available from BJA in FY 2019, including opportunities that relate to body-worn cameras, human trafficking investigations, opioids, school safety, and more.

BWC 201: Growing and Sustaining Your BWC Program
On June 18, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET, the BJA-supported Body-Worn Camera Training and Technical Assistance program will host a webinar on sustaining and growing body-worn camera (BWC) programs after the first year of implementation and after receiving approval of the BWC policy development process. Register for the webinar to hear from BWC sites on challenges encountered and successes realized.

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies
BJA is seeking applications for the FY 2019 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies. This program furthers the Department's mission by promoting the safety of law enforcement officers and citizens. Apply by: June 5, 2019.

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program Training and Technical Assistance
BJA is seeking applications for the FY 2019 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program (BWC PIP) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) opportunity. Through this solicitation, BJA intends to select one TTA provider for BWC PIP to support law enforcement agencies that are planning, expanding, and enhancing their BWC programs. Apply by: May 23, 2019.

Participate in BWC Opportunity Webinar
On April 17, 2019, at 1 p.m. ET, participate in the Applying for BJA's Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Policy and Implementation Program for Law Enforcement Grant: What You Need to Know webinar for a review of the solicitation guidelines and applications requirements, as well as answers to specific opportunity questions.

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program
The FY 2018 Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Policy and Implementation Program solicitation is now available. This competitive solicitation is for law enforcement agencies seeking to pilot, establish, or enhance BWC policy and implementation programs across the country. Apply by: May 31, 2018.

Body-Worn Camera Funding Now Available
BJA has released funding through the FY 2017 Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Policy and Implementation Program. The intent of this program is to help agencies develop, implement, and evaluate a BWC program. Apply by: February 16, 2017.

Webinar on FY 2017 Body-Worn Camera Grant To Be Held January 17
BJA will hold a webinar on Tuesday, January 17 at 12:30 p.m. ET for grant applicants interested in applying for the FY 2017 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program. The webinar will review the solicitation, including eligibility, goals, requirements, funding, and other expectations for agencies of all sizes considering applying for this grant.

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program (More than 25 Officers) FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement
BJA is seeking applications for the FY 2016 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program. Applications are due April 27, 2016. 

Small Agency Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program (25 or Fewer Officers) FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement
BJA has released the FY 2016 Small Agency Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program solicitation. Applications are due April 27, 2016.

Register for the Small Agency Body-Worn Camera Solicitation Webinar
On March 23, 2016 at 3 p.m. ET, BJA will host the 2016 Small Agency Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Solicitation Webinar, which will review the eligibility, goals, requirements, considerations, and more associated with the BWC funding opportunity for agencies with fewer than 25 sworn officers.

Register for the Body-Worn Camera (Large Agencies) Solicitation Webinar
On March 21, 2016 at 1 p.m. ET, BJA will host the 2016 Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Solicitation Webinar, which will review the eligibility, goals, requirements, considerations, and more associated with the BWC funding opportunity for agencies with more than 25 sworn officers.

Funding

Small, Rural, and Tribal Body-Worn Camera Microgrant:

  • Deadline: August 31, 2021

FY 2021 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies:

  • Grants.gov Deadline: July 12, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
  • Application JustGrants Deadline: July 26, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
  • June 29, 2021 webinar materials:

FY 2020 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies
Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET, May 5, 2020

FY 2020 Supporting Small and Rural Law Enforcement Agency Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program
Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. ET, May 5, 2020

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies FY 2019 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 06/05/2019, 11:59 PM
Webinar (4/17/2019)

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program Training and Technical Assistance
Application Deadline: 05/23/2019, 11:59 PM
Webinar (4/17/2019)

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program
Application Deadline: 05/31/2018, 11:59 PM
Webinar

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program FY 2017 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 02/16/2017, 11:59 PM
Webinar

Small Agency Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program (25 or Fewer Officers) FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 04/27/2016, 11:59 PM

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program (More than 25 Officers) FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 04/27/2016, 11:59 PM

Date Modified: September 01, 2021
Date Created: December 13, 2019