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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.

BJS FY 09 NICS Estimates Verification and Validation

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This program furthers the Department's mission by improving the records utilized by NICS by providing assistance to states to improve the completeness, automation, and transmittal of records to state and federal systems. Such records include criminal history records, records of felony convictions, warrants, records of protective orders, convictions for misdemeanors involving domestic violence and stalking, records of mental health adjudications, and others, which may disqualify an individual from possessing or receiving a firearm under federal law.

BJS FY 09 State Justice Statistics Program (SJS)

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking proposals to develop, design, and field test the Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals and to prepare an implementation plan for fielding the survey in 2009. The goal of the survey is to obtain information about the types of criminal cases appealed from state trial courts to state intermediate appellate courts and/or courts of last resort, the disposition of criminal appeals, appellate case processing time, and the impact of appellate litigation on trial court outcomes for criminal cases.

BJS FY 09 Conversion of Criminal History Records into Research Databases

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks a data processing agent through a cooperative agreement to convert criminal history records into research databases to support recidivism studies. This program furthers the Department's mission by enhancing BJS's capability to conduct recidivism studies more efficiently and, therefore, more frequently. For years, BJS recidivism research has utilized data reported manually to BJS by individual state criminal history repositories.

BJS FY 09 Survey of Inmates of State and Federal Correctional Facilities and Survey of Inmates in Local Jails

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The purpose of this award is to provide funding for a collection agent to design and field test a survey for administration to inmates in a national sample of prison and jail facilities, hereafter known as the Survey of Inmates in Prisons and Local Jails (SIPLJ), and to prepare a national implementation plan to field the SIPLJ in 2012. The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), the statistical agency of the U.S.

BJS FY 09 Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking proposals for an agent to develop, design, and field the 2009 Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories. The goal of this project is to generate accurate and reliable national statistics about the approximately 400 publicly funded forensic crime labs serving federal, state, and local jurisdictions. The census will be conducted in 2010 and collect information on the 2009 workload and operations of crime labs, including the types of analyses performed, staff levels, budget expenditures, and backlogs for forensic services.

BJS FY 09 National Private Security Survey

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The purpose of this award is to provide funding to research, develop, design, and draft three plan options for the implementation the 2009 National Private Security Survey (NPSS). The primary objective of the award is to produce project specifications for this multi-survey data collection on private security officers, which will ultimately serve as the counterpart to the Bureau of Justice Statistics' Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) collection.

BJS FY 09 Court Statistics Projects

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking proposals to develop, design, and field test the Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals and to prepare an implementation plan for fielding the survey in 2009. The goal of the survey is to obtain information about the types of criminal cases appealed from state trial courts to state intermediate appellate courts and/or courts of last resort, the disposition of criminal appeals, appellate case processing time, and the impact of appellate litigation on trial court outcomes for criminal cases.

BJS FY 09 State Court Organization

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking proposals to develop, design, and field test the Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals and to prepare an implementation plan for fielding the survey in 2009. The goal of the survey is to obtain information about the types of criminal cases appealed from state trial courts to state intermediate appellate courts and/or courts of last resort, the disposition of criminal appeals, appellate case processing time, and the impact of appellate litigation on trial court outcomes for criminal cases.

BJS FY 09 State Court Processing Statistics

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking proposals to redesign the State Court Processing Statistics Project (SCPS) project. The purpose of this award is to provide funding to redesign SCPS and enhance the project's data collection capabilities. SCPS is a recurring data collection project involving the compilation of felony cases processed in 40 large urban counties chosen to be representative of the 75 most populous counties in the U.S.

BJS FY 09 Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP)

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking proposals for assistance in the development and implementation of the 2010-2011 Arrest-Related Deaths (ARD) Program. In addition, BJS is seeking assistance in the development of alternative designs for the 2012 ARD Program. The recipient of funds will assist BJS in transitioning toward a more uniform, nationwide collection of statistical information on the prevalence and characteristics of arrest-related deaths. BJS is dedicated to collecting information on issues relevant to the criminal justice community.

BJS FY 08 Analysis of Possible Non-Response Bias in the National Crime Victimization Survey

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This solicitation seeks applicants to design and conduct a major survey to accompany the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). The focus of the work to be commissioned under this solicitation is to develop and test survey methods to provide sub-national estimates of victimization based on the survey responses.

BJS FY 08 National Inmate Survey

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The purpose of this award is to provide funding to administer the 2009 National Inmate Survey (NIS). The NIS is an Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interview (ACASI) instrument administered to inmates in correctional facilities to measure the prevalence of sexual assault at the facility level.

BJS FY 08 2007 Criminal Appeals of State Criminal Cases

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applicants to administer the Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals (SSCCA). BJS awarded funds to design and develop a survey capable of obtaining statistical information on criminal appeals in state intermediate appellate courts and courts of last resort in 2008. The purpose of this award is to provide funding to finalize the sampling design and survey development, and to administer the criminal appeals survey.

BJS FY 08 State Court Processing Statistics

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking proposals to administer the State Court Processing Statistics Project (SCPS) project. SCPS is a recurring data collection involving the compilation of felony cases processed in a sample of state courts in the nation's 75 most populous counties.

BJS FY 08 State Courthouse Operations and Security Statistics Survey: Development and Design Phase

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking proposals to develop, design, and field test the Survey of State Court Criminal Appeals and to prepare an implementation plan for fielding the survey in 2009. The goal of the survey is to obtain information about the types of criminal cases appealed from state trial courts to state intermediate appellate courts and/or courts of last resort, the disposition of criminal appeals, appellate case processing time, and the impact of appellate litigation on trial court outcomes for criminal cases.

BJS FY 08 State Justice Statistics Program

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The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications from State and territorial Statistical Analysis Centers to receive funding under the 2007 State Justice Statistics (SJS) Program. BJS is specifically authorized by statute (42 U.S.C. 3732) to provide assistance in the development of State and local government justice information systems, and directed to give primary emphasis to the problems of State and local justice systems (42 U.S.C. 3731).

BJS FY 08 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies

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The purpose of this award is to provide funding to administer the 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies (CSLLEA). This census will obtain information about the personnel and functions of State and local law enforcement agencies in the United States with a 2-page data collection form. A sample of agencies will receive a 4- page form, instead of the 2-page form, that will collect information related to recruitment, selection, hiring, and retention of sworn personnel.

BJS FY 08 Tribal Criminal History Record Improvement Program

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is providing this notice to announce the continuation of the criminal history record improvement program in Indian Country. The Tribal Criminal History Record Improvement Program (T-CHRIP) will provide support to Federally-recognized tribes and State criminal records repositories to promote participation in and improve data sharing between tribal, State, and national criminal records systems.

2007 and 2008 Annual Survey of Jails in Indian Country

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The purpose of this award is to provide funding to administer the 2007 and 2008 Annual Surveys of Jails in Indian Country. The survey has two components: (1) the standard collection of information on inmate counts, movements, and facility operations and staff; and (2) an addendum to the survey on inmate health care and facility programs. Data are to be collected on medical assessments and mental health screening procedures. In addition, information on facility programs and services are measured, such as inmate work assignments, counseling, and education programs.

BJS FY 07 2007 Census of State Court Prosecutors

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is the primary statistical data collection agency for the Department of Justice and the Nation's primary source for criminal justice statistics. BJS is responsible for the collection, analysis, publication, and dissemination of statistical information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.

BJS FY 07 Tribal Criminal History Records

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is providing this notice to announce the continuation of the criminal history record improvement program in Indian Country. The Tribal Criminal History Record Improvement Program (T-CHRIP) will provide support to Federally-recognized tribes and State criminal records repositories to promote participation in and improve data sharing between Tribal, State, and national criminal records systems.

BJS FY 07 2006 Survey of Public Defenders Offices

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The purpose of this award is to provide funding to administer the 2007 Census of Public Defender Offices. This census will obtain information about the operations, workload, staff size, policies, and procedures of the approximately 1,400 offices that serve as public defenders across the Nation. A draft data collection instrument will be provided by BJS. The grantee will be expected to assemble a complete roster of and survey all state and local public defender offices. BJS anticipates making one award for a 24- month period under this solicitation.