Apply Now: Smart Policing Initiative

BJA-squareThe U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is now soliciting applications for the Smart Policing Initiative, which supports state, local, and tribal jurisdictions’ implementation and evaluation of unique approaches to chronic crime problems, emerging crime problems, or barriers to police agencies’ ability to address such problems. Recipients of funding under this grant program will test promising practices and implement evidence-based interventions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of police agencies’ processes and procedures and establish sustainable partnerships with researchers to evaluate their effectiveness.

The solicitation provides further details about the project, including selection criteria. Applications are due January 26, 2017.