The Department of Justice offers funding opportunities to support law enforcement and public safety activities in state, local, and tribal jurisdictions; to assist victims of crime; to provide training and technical assistance; to conduct research; and to implement programs that improve the criminal, civil, and juvenile justice systems.
The Justice Grants System (JustGrants) is the Department of Justice's grants management system for the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).
The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) is responsible for advancing the practice of community policing by the nation's state, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies through information and grant resources. The COPS Office awards grants to hire community policing professionals, develop and test innovative policing strategies, and provide training and technical assistance to community members, local government leaders, and all levels of law enforcement.
ICJI awards federal and state grants to help local governments, law enforcement agencies and non-profit organizations to prevent/reduce crime, enforce Indiana traffic laws, improve the criminal justice system and assist victims of crime. Most funding opportunities are offered on a competitive basis. Guidelines for each opportunity are listed under the eligibility requirements section. Proposals are reviewed and scored based on the criteria of the individual grant. Based on available funding, one or more proposals with the highest scores will be invited to submit an application. Applications are reviewed by staff and the designated subcommittee of the ICJI Board of Trustees. Recommendations for funding are submitted to the ICJI Board of Trustees for consideration and funding approval.
This grant will provide funding for Wisconsin law enforcement agencies to make upgrades or enhancements to their records management systems in support of the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS).
The Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Law Enforcement Services (DLES), provides financial assistance to law enforcement, jail officers and secure juvenile detention officers serving the state of Wisconsin. As the State Administering agency for state and federal criminal justice funds, DLES is responsible for establishing funding priorities, developing application criteria, awarding and disseminating grants, and assessing project achievements.This grant announcement provides information about a specific grant opportunity and instructions to help those eligible to apply for a share of the available funds.
The following is a list of available grants within our agency. Application packets and forms are used for the state and federal grants administered by the Missouri Department of Public Safety, Office of the Director.
The Homeland Security Grant includes a suite of risk-based grants to assist state, local, tribal and territorial efforts in preventing, protecting against, mitigating, responding to and recovering from acts of terrorism and other threats. This grant provides grantees with the resources required for implementation of the National Preparedness System and working toward the National Preparedness Goal of a secure and resilient nation.
Recipients seeking guidance on policies and procedures for managing preparedness grants should reference this manual for program-specific information as well as overall guidance on rules and regulations.
This program provides funding toenhance cooperation and coordination among state, local, tribal, territorial,and federal law enforcement agencies to jointly enhance security along theUnited States land and water borders.
This bipartisan bill reauthorizes and improves the COPS on the Beat Grants Program to assist local law enforcement agencies to hire law enforcement officers and help with community policing and training.
This bill reauthorizes the COPS on the Beat Grant Program for the next 10 years, expands access to COPS Grants to rural communities, allows for COPS grants to be used to increase wages for officers in low-income communities, and creates a stand-alone COPS office within the U.S. Department of Justice.
Funding for officer overtime is available for aggressive driving enforcement patrols. Examples of aggressive driving infractions include speeding, red-light running, failure to yield, reckless driving, following too close, improper turn, and other hazardous violations. Operations must be data-driven and targeted in areas of greatest need as determined by crash data. Highway safety funds can be used to implement a year-round aggressive driving enforcement strategy. In addition to officer overtime, funds may be used for training and equipment if a need is demonstrated and funds are available.
Funded projects will target high-crash locations and corridors where there has been a high incidence of DUI-related crashes and arrests. Evidence-based enforcement operations include saturation patrols (consisting of two or more officers patrolling high-crash areas during peak times) and checkpoints. Funds will be available for officer overtime, training, and equipment if a need is demonstrated and funds are available.
Funding is available for projects designed to improve pedestrian/bicyclist safety, and for projects that increase motorist awareness through enforcement. High-priority locations selected through a data-driven approach will be utilized. Funding will be provided for officer overtime, training, and equipment if a need is demonstrated and funds are available.
The Office of the Attorney General established the California Department of Justice Tobacco Grant Program in 2017 to provide annual funds to local enforcement agencies throughout California. To date, the Tobacco Grant Program has distributed approximately $170 million in grant funding through a competitive process.
Any local public agency within the State of California that has authority to enforce tobacco-related state laws or local ordinances is eligible to apply. This may include law enforcement agencies, cities, counties, public K-12 districts, and public college districts.
Grantees may use grant funds to enforce a local ordinance or state law related to the illegal sale and marketing of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to minors and youth. These enforcement efforts may include, but are not limited to:
Note: Public school districts and County Offices of Education that propose to develop partnerships with law enforcement agencies or hire full time law enforcement personnel must include a letter of intent from the partnering law enforcement agency as part of the grant application. These applications must also explain how the proposed partnerships will focus on tobacco-related restorative or supportive practices rather than punitive consequences for tobacco violations. Funding for on-campus law enforcement personnel, including school resource officers, will not be considered in the 22-23 funding cycle.
Public agencies that propose to develop partnerships with law enforcement agencies or hire full time law enforcement personnel must include a letter of intent from the partnering law enforcement agency as part of the grant application.
If officers in your agency are unable to satisfy these training requirements, contact your DPS-OTS enforcement grant coordinator to request an exception. Potential reasons for exceptions include (but not limited to):
The Office of Traffic Safety strongly supports enhanced traffic enforcement training. Given the current challenges several law enforcement agencies are facing, we realize these training requirements may prevent some officers from working grant-funded shifts during a time that traffic enforcement is needed more than ever. Any exception to the training requirements will only be for this federal fiscal year.
This three-hour online training will address seat belt, child restraint and air bag history and development. Officers will learn the engineering designs that make these safety devices an important part of motor vehicles. Officers will be guided through the specifics about these safety devices and how they are protected both when they are occupants as well as when they respond to crashes. Officers will discuss enforcement techniques and requirements.
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is administering the grants from funds made available to the state by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice. ADECA manages a wide array of programs that support law enforcement and traffic safety, energy conservation, water resource management, economic development and recreation.
Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Secretary Hal Taylor commended Governor Ivey and ADECA for their steadfast support, as well as recognizing the critical role these grants will play in ensuring law enforcement is properly equipped.
The 2023 request also makes funding available for state and local law enforcement partners nationwide dedicated to funding the police, preventing crime and accelerating criminal justice system reform.
Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) A total of $2.8 billion in discretionary and mandatory resources for the COPS Office to support nationwide hiring of police and sworn law enforcement personnel and the implementation of community-based strategies to combat violent crime.
The Environmental Enforcement and Training Account Grant Program (Penal Code section 14300 et seq. and Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 10014 et seq.) was established to provide a non-general fund source of financial assistance for environmental enforcement, education and training to enhance statewide enforcement of environmental laws. Funding sources primarily include court-approved and administratively ordered contributions from environm