Law Enforcement Core Statistics (LECS) Program

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Law Enforcement Core Statistics (LECS) Program: The Law Enforcement Core Statistics (LECS) Program will focus on the organizational characteristics of law enforcement agencies (LEAs). The goal of the program is to provide accurate and timely national statistics about the personnel, operations, policies, and procedures of state, local, and tribal LEAs in the United States. The LECS includes three of BJS ™s core law enforcement collections: Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) core survey, Survey of Campus Law Enforcement Agencies (SCLEA) and the Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies (CSLLEA). The award recipient, working with BJS, will field the LEMAS core in 2020, develop a frame and field the SCLEA in 2021, update the frame and field the CSLLEA in 2022, develop and test a LEMAS supplemental survey instrument, and develop and maintain of an active roster of in-service law enforcement agencies
Federal Grant Title: Law Enforcement Core Statistics (LECS) Program
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Justice Statistics (USDOJ-OJP-BJS)
Grant Categories: Information and Statistics
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BJS-2019-15728
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 16.734
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 6th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: May 6th, 2019
Posted Date: March 7th, 2019
Creation Date: March 7th, 2019
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 8th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are national, regional, state, or local public and private entities, including forprofit and nonprofit organizations (including tribal for-profit and nonprofit organizations); faithbased and community organizations; institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education); units of local government that support initiatives to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system; and federally recognized Indian tribal governments (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior). (A determination by the Secretary of the Interior is not required for tribes to which federal recognition was extended by virtue of Public Law 115- 121, the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017.)
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