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FY 2019 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program

Grant Opportunities

This program will develop or enhance crime victim specialist programs within law enforcement agencies to better support victims through the criminal justice process including by connecting them with community-based direct victim services programs to more quickly and more effectively serve them. Funding under this program will support an estimated 80 victim specialist grants to state, tribal, and/or local law enforcement agencies to hire victim services staff to develop new programs or enhance existing law enforcement-based victim specialist programs. Eligible applicants for this opportunity are limited to public law enforcement agencies (including municipal, county, state, and tribal agencies).

OVC will conduct one pre-application webinar on June 6, 2019, from 3:00–4:00 p.m., ET. Participation in the webinar is optional. OVC staff will review the solicitation requirements and conduct a question and answer session with interested potential applicants.

Apply by July 25, 2019.

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