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Expired Funding Opportunities

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This page presents expired funding opportunities from the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Use the search filters below to find specific solicitations. Select a solicitation title to see details about the solicitation along with any resulting awards.

FY 2023 National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) Training and Technical Assistance Program

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), seeks applications for funding to continue the delivery of training and technical assistance to support activities under the National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP), the National Instant Criminal Background
Check System (NICS) Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP), and portions of the recently enacted Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (P.L. 117–159) in fiscal year (FY) 2023. 

FY 2022 California Law Enforcement Transition to NIBRS—Rapid Deployment Model Project

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The purpose of the project funded through this solicitation is to use the Rapid Deployment Model (RDM) strategy to help three of the largest agencies in the state of California - the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD), Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office (LASO) - transition to reporting crime data to the FBI's National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS).

FY2022 Methodological Research on Measuring Community- and Officer-Initiated Law Enforcement Activity

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This program seeks to evaluate the current state and availability of data sources to measure community-initiated and officer-initiated events, including calls for service, to law enforcement. The work will examine the use of 911-services compared to police dispatch repositories, data pooled by vendors supplying computer-aided dispatch (CAD) systems to law enforcement and public safety agencies, and data available on third party vendor sites and through public open data portal(s). The information gathering will also examine any legal constraints impacting access to these data.

FY 2022 Census of Public Defender Offices

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The program seeks support to conduct the 2022 Census of Public Defender Offices (CPDO). BJS has conducted one iteration of data collection with public defender offices and will update that collection with this solicitation. The census will obtain information about the operations, workload, staff size, policies, and procedures of the approximately 1,000 offices that serve as public defender offices across the nation.

FY 2022 State Justice Statistics for Statistical Analysis Centers Technical Assistance Program

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is publishing this notice to announce the Technical Assistance Program to support activities under the State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers (SJS-SAC) in FY 2022. The SJS-SAC program is designed to maintain and enhance each state's capacity to coordinate statistical activities in the state, conduct research on relevant criminal justice issues, and serve as a liaison to help BJS gather data from state agencies.

FY 2022 Census of State Courts

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The Census of State Courts (CSC) is a new collection for the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The CSC is intended to provide a complete census of all state and local courts operational in the United States, and to compile important staffing data and information about the case types heard in state municipal, trial, and appellate courts. This census serves as foundational work to build a universe frame for municipal, limited- and general-jurisdiction, and appellate courts. Thus, this collection will serve as a universe frame for future surveys of state courts.

FY2022 Census of Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies and Census of Tribal Court Systems

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This program seeks to conduct the 2024 Census of Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies (CTLEA-24) and 2024 Census of Tribal Court Systems (CTCS-24). The CTLEA-24 collects data on tribal law enforcement agencies, including jurisdiction, staffing, budget, calls for service and arrests, agency functions, and officer training and duties. The CTCS-24 collects data on tribal courts, including jurisdiction, staffing, budget, types of courts and caseloads, prosecutors and public defenders, and programs or services.

FY 2022 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices

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This program seeks support to conduct the 2023 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices (CMEC). This will be the third census BJS has conducted on this topic and follows the 2018 CMEC. The goal of this data collection is to obtain updated information about the operations, workload, staffing, training, policies and procedures of all publicly funded medical examiner and coroner (ME/C) offices responsible for providing medicolegal death investigation (MDI).

FY 2022 NICS Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP)

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This program provides grants to assist states, state court systems and tribal governments in updating the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) with certain mental health, protection and restraining order, domestic violence conviction, and other criminal history record information which may disqualify individuals from purchasing or possessing firearms.

FY 2022 National Criminal History Improvement Program

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This program aims to improve the nation's safety and security by enhancing the quality, completeness, and accessibility of criminal history record information; and by ensuring the nationwide implementation of criminal justice and non-criminal justice background check systems.

FY 2022 State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers

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This program enhances state Statistical Analysis Centers' (SACs) capabilities to collect, analyze, and publish statistical data that support the states' strategic criminal justice planning needs and BJS and national priorities. The information produced by SACs and their involvement in criminal justice projects is critical to federal, state, and local criminal justice agencies and community organizations as they develop programs and policies related to crime, illegal drugs, victim services, and the administration of justice.

FY 2021 Local Jail Reporting Program (LJRP) Pilot Test

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications for funding for the Local Jail Reporting Program-Pilot Test (LJRP-Pilot) 2021. The award recipient will work with BJS over a period of 3 years to recruit 10 jails to provide individual-level administrative record data to BJS for research purposes. The pilot data collection will provide information on jail admissions and releases, demographic characteristics of inmates, charges and dispositions, and sentences, with a particular focus on pre-trial release and detention.

FY 2021 State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers (SJS-SAC) Technical Assistance Program

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is publishing this notice to announce the Technical Assistance Program to support activities under the State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers (SJS-SAC) in fiscal year 2021. The SJS-SAC program is designed to maintain and enhance each state capacity to coordinate statistical activities in the state, conduct research on relevant criminal justice issues, and serve as a liaison to help BJS gather data from state agencies.

FY 2021 NICS Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP)

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The NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-180), codified at 34 U.S.C. §40912 (NIAA), was signed into law on January 8, 2008, in the wake of the April 2007 shooting tragedy at Virginia Tech. The Virginia Tech shooter was able to purchase firearms from a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) because information about his prohibiting mental health history was not available to the NICS, and the system was therefore unable to deny the transfer of the firearms used in the shootings.

FY 2021 Continuation of the Federal Justice Statistics Program

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The award recipient will administer the Federal Justice Statistics Program (FJSP) with tasks to collect, standardize, link, analyze, and disseminate comprehensive federal justice transaction statistics and documentation. The FJSP provides comprehensive and detailed information about the federal justice system's processing of criminal cases including arrests, prosecution decisions, referrals to magistrates, court dispositions, sentencing outcomes, sentence length, and time served. Tasks under this award will include: 1) Receiving FY 2021 to FY 2023 datasets from seven federal agencies (U.S.

FY2021 Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies

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Overview BJS has conducted four waves of data collection with law enforcement training academies and will update that collection with this solicitation. The Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies (CLETA) will provide accurate and timely national statistics about their recruits, curricula, staff, and resources.

State Justice Statistics Program of Statistical Analysis Centers, 2021

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This solicitation describes the guidelines and requirements of the fiscal year (FY) 2021 State Justice Statistics (SJS) Program for Statistical Analysis Centers (SACs). Since 1972, BJS and its predecessor agency, the National Criminal Justice Information and Statistics Service, have provided funding to state and territorial governments to establish and operate SACs to collect, analyze, and report statistics on crime and justice to federal, state, and local levels of government and to share state-level information nationally.

National Pretrial Reporting Program

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The National Pretrial Reporting Program (NPRP, renamed State Court Processing Statistics) series compiles information on criminal justice processing of persons charged with felony offenses in state courts, with particular attention to pretrial release and detention. NPRP was historically collected prospectively, following case filings for twenty-four (homicides) or twelve months (all other cases). Data were collected from courts and criminal justice agencies in 40 of the 75 largest urban counties.

National Victimization Statistical Support Program 2020

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Project Description: (18,000 characters max) The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking an agent to support the continuation of the National Victimization Statistical Support Program (NVSSP). The NVSSP is designed as a flexible vehicle for providing scientific and technical support for statistical and methodological research, statistical analyses, documentation, and dissemination related to BJS work on crime and victimization. This vehicle is critical to provide methodological and statistical expertise that complements and supplements the current BJS staffing structure.

Criminal Cases in State Courts (continuation award)

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The Criminal Cases in State Courts (CCSC) was originally solicited as the Analysis of Publicly Available Data (APACD) in FY2018 to collect case-level state court data using a variety of methods. During the project, BJS and the project team determined a larger sample size was necessary to generate nationally representative statistics. Additionally, BJS and the project team restricted the data collection methodology to include only data extracts, both of which drove up the cost of data collection.

NCS-X Project: Technical Assistance and Implementation Support

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The National Crime Statistics Exchange (NCS-X) Initiative is part of a national movement to expand the number of law enforcement (LE) agencies reporting incident-based crime data to the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). NCS-X seeks to transition a select sample of 400 LE agencies from across the country, including all of the largest agencies, to NIBRS, in order to use NIBRS data to generate national crime statistics.