DOJ announces $40M in community policing grants
Areas include CIT training, anti-bias training and microgrants for pilot projects
By Police1 Staff
WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has announced $40 million in available grant funds to further community policing.
According to a news release, the funding will be offered for areas including Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT), de-escalation training, accreditation, diversity and anti-bias training, and microgrants for community policing pilot projects.
Agencies have until June 23, 2022 to apply.
Additionally, $5 million in funding is available to agencies for the Collaborative Reform Initiative, which offers tiered technical assistance to agencies on a wide range of issues including organizational assessments, critical incident response, and gun violence prevention. The deadline to apply for CRI is July 8, 2022.