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NIJ FY17 Research, Development, and Evaluation of Technologies to Improve School Safety

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This solicitation will support projects that (1) demonstrate and evaluate existing technologies, or that (2) develop, demonstrate, and evaluate innovative technologies. Potential applicants will be directed to NIJ-funded reports published in 2016 that describe current uses of and identified needs for school safety technology. Key findings from these reports will be presented in the solicitation as will key findings from recent literature reviews commissioned by NIJ that address issues of effectiveness and perceptions of school security. Potential areas of emphasis may include interventions based on principles of crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), data integration systems, benefit-cost analyses, and low cost technology options.


Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $3,583,200

Date Created: January 17, 2017