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Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)

Research and Evaluation on School Safety, Fiscal Year 2020

Closing Date
This solicitation seeks applications for funding to conduct research to: 1) examine the root causes of school violence, 2) evaluate the effectiveness of the approaches to stopping school violence found in the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) FY 2018 or FY 2019 STOP School Violence Act solicitations; 3) research on the perspectives of STOP School Violence Act solicitations.

NIJ’s Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science Scholars Program for Law Enforcement Officers

Application Period Closed

The 2021 application period has closed. Thank you to everyone who applied. NIJ will announce the new Scholars by the end of July 2021. 

The Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Scholars program supports the professional development and research capacity of mid-career, sworn law enforcement officers dedicated to advancing the police profession through science.