The announcement contains application information and guidelines for the State Justice
Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers (SACs). Applicant agencies must be
authorized by State legislation or by Executive Order. Under this program, SACs are
eligible for funding to carry out data collection and analysis of criminal justice
themes/topics of significant interest to criminal justice policy and decision makers.
These themes are identified each year by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the
Justice Research and Statistics Association. For Fiscal Year 2002, in addition to the
themes carried over from the previous application guidelines, three new themes have
been added. They deal with deaths in police custody, anti-terrorism, and cyber-crime.
For funding in FY 2002, applications should be received by BJS no later than June 15,
2002. Applications received after June 15th may be deferred until the next fiscal
beginning October 1, 2002.
Deadline: For funding in FY 2002, applications should be received by BJS no later than June 15, 2002.
Eligibility: The applicant SAC must be authorized by State legislation or executive order.
Contact Information: For further information, contact Paul White, SJS Program Coordinator, at (202) 307-
0771, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or your State program manager.
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National Criminal History Improvement Program: Fiscal Year 2002 Program Announcement
describes the procedures for applying for continuation funding under the BJS National
Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP). The appropriation for NCHIP-2002 was
pursuant to the Crime Identification Technology Act of 1998, and the procedures for
applying for NCHIP-2002 grants reflect the provisions of that Act. In particular,
matching funds are required for NCHIP-2002 applications.
The NCHIP program is an umbrella program that implements the grant provisions of the
Crime Identification Technology Act of 1998, the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act
(Brady Act), the National Child Protection Act of 1993 (NCPA), those provisions of the
Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (Omnibus Act), the Law Enforcement
Act of 1994 (Violent Crime Control Act), and several others. The NCHIP-2002
appropriation under the Crime Identification Technology Act of 1998 is $35 million,
with an additional $3 million appropriated for the purposes described in the Violence
Against Women Act and the Violence Against Women Act of 2000.
Deadline: Applications must be received by April 1, 2002, to be eligible for funding from the FY 2002 appropriation.
Contact Information: The name and address of the State POC can be obtained at 1-800-421-6770 or at
the OJP Executive Council webpage (http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ec/states.htm).
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