State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training


Agency - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.




Selected Recipients for this Program


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Institute For Intergovernmental Research, In, The $ 423,000   2017-09-012019-08-31
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Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: Since implementation of the program, SLATT has trained over 148,000 law enforcement professionals. It has also trained 3,500 law enforcement instructors who have in turn trained approximately 270,000 law enforcement officers. The program has produced various webinars and resources that are housed on a secure website, www.slatt.org. Since 2015, more than 16,600 unique users have taken advantage of resources provided through SLATT.org, and more than 55,000 printed publications have been provided to requesting agencies. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Grant program funds are intended to: (1) provide state and local law enforcement (including prosecution authorities) a general awareness and working knowledge of domestic terrorist and 'political' extremist movements; (2) disseminate information relating to vital elements of law enforcement anti-terrorism preparedness and readiness; (3) provide a general planning orientation to State and local law enforcement pertaining to crisis and consequence management and incident command, including essential elements requisite to conducting criminal investigations and prosecutions of terrorist threats and incidents; and (4) maintain and enhance a domestic terrorism public source database.

Standard restrictions as outlined in OJP's Financial Guide apply.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

For-profit (commercial) organizations; nonprofit organizations; faith-based and community organizations; institutions of higher education; and consortiums with significant and demonstrated experience in terror prevention strategies and in delivering training and technical assistance to law enforcement and tribal communities are eligible to apply.

For-profit organizations must agree to waive any profit or fees for services.

Joint applications from a consortium must identify the primary applicant and co-applicant(s), and letters of support that outline the partners' responsibilities must be provided.

Beneficiary Eligibility

State, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies are the primary beneficiaries of this program.

Credentials/Documentation

All applicants are required to submit an application for assistance, as well as a detailed program and budget narrative. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

The standard application forms (SF-424) as furnished by the federal agency in accordance with 28 CFR Part 66 (Common Rule), must be used for this program. To learn if the state has designated an entity to coordinate and review proposed federal financial assistance, see list of states at: https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants_spoc.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants must submit completed applications via the Office of Justice Programs, Grants Management System or through grants.gov following established criteria. The receipt, review, and analysis of applications will follow Office of Justice Programs policies and procedures for the administration of grant applications. Specific application instructions for solicitations are available at the Office of Justice Programs web site (http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm). If you experience difficulties at any point during this process, please call the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at (1-800) 518-4726.

Award Procedures

BJA reviews applications for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with all program requirements. Upon approval by the Assistant Attorney General, successful applicants are notified via the Grants Management System. One copy of the grant award must be signed by the authorized official and returned to the Office of Justice Programs.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

An act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice in the current fiscal year 42 U.S.C 3756(a)(2).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Applications will generally be approved or denied within 60 days of receipt of a completed application.

Appeals

There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application. Please see 28 CFR Part 18.

Renewals

Renewal is contingent upon: (1) Congressional funding; and (2) Justification. An awardee must submit a written request justifying the need for the extension and how an extension would be consistent with the objectives of the grant within 60 days of expiration.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

12 months. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Reimbursement. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/release: Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide (http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm) and Post Award Instructions (http://ojp.gov/funding/Implement/Resources/PostAwardInstructions.pdf).

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Program reports are not applicable.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Recipients are required to submit semi-annual Progress Reports.

Recipients are required to submit quarterly Financial Reports.

To assist in fulfilling the Departments responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), Public Law 103-62, and the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, Public Law 111?352, recipients must provide data that measures the results of their work.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. Payments and transactions are subject to audits by the General Accounting Office, Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General, State or local government auditors, and auditors from independent public accounting firms. Jurisdictions must follow their local policies and procedures, including maintenance of reliable and accurate accounting systems, record keeping, and systems of internal control.

Records

In accordance with the requirement set forth in 2 CFR 200, Subpart F, grantees must maintain all financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the award for at least 3 years following the close of the most recent audit.

Financial Information

Account Identification

15-0401-0-1-754.

Obigations

(Training) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

One cooperative agreement for up to $1 million for a project period of 12 months.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Solicitation guidelines are posted on the Office of Justice Programs web site at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm. For additional guidance reference the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide (http://ojp.gov/financialguide/index.htm) and Post award Instructions (http://ojp.gov/funding/Implement/Resources/PostAwardInstructions.pdf). Applicable administrative requirements and Department of Justice regulations applicable to specific types of grantees can be found in title 2 of the Code of Federal Regulations (2 C.F.R.).

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Deborah Meader U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Assistance 810 7th Street, N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20531 Email: AskBJA@usdoj.gov Phone: 202-616-6500 or (1-866) 859-2647

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Applications received by BJA are reviewed for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with all program requirements.



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