National Officer Safety Initiatives (NOSI)
Justice Department Awards Over $54 Million to Support Wellness and Safety of Law Enforcement Officers
OJP has announced funding awards, through BJA and National Institute of Justice programs, totaling over $62 million to provide services designed to protect officers and improve overall public safety.
BJA's National Officer Safety Initiatives (NOSI) currently address law enforcement safety in three key areas: law enforcement suicide, traffic safety, and a national public awareness and education campaign.
VALOR Initiative: Officer Robert Wilson III Preventing Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Ensuring Officer Resilience and Survivability
BJA has partnered with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to launch the National Consortium on Preventing Law Enforcement Suicide, a groundbreaking new initiative to raise awareness of the systemic barriers to mental health and prevent deaths by suicide among law enforcement officers. Read more in the IACP blog post.
Read the November 21, 2018 press release to learn about grant funding awarded by BJA and the National Institute of Justice to provide services designed to protect law enforcement officers and improve overall public safety.
Developed with support from BJA, the Law Enforcement Officer Safety Toolkit is now available in an online interactive format to promote learning about officer safety and encourage the leveraging of resources to augment state, local, and tribal efforts to promote officer safety.