Enhance your PSN efforts through training and technical assistance

PSN teams have access to a range of training and technical assistance opportunities, resources, and subject matter experts.

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Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA)

PSN is a nationwide initiative that brings together federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement officials, prosecutors, community-based partners, and other stakeholders to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in a community and develop comprehensive solutions to address them.

PSN is supported by enhanced training and technical assistance resources from leading national organizations. The PSN TTA program is led by CNA’s Institute for Public Research (CNA) with support from TTA partners, Michigan State University (MSU), the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC), and the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA).


TTA Engagements


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How we support you

Explore all of the ways that the TTA team can support your PSN team.


Regional Support Teams

Each PSN task force is supported by a regional TTA team, consisting of a TTA Liaison and Analyst.

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TTA Catalog

The PSN TTA team offers many forms of assistance to PSN teams, including trainings, assessments, subject matter expert consultations, webinars, and more.

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TTA Resources

The PSN TTA team regularly produces a variety of TTA resources to support PSN teams. These resources include monthly bulletins, one-pagers, case studies, and other relevant publications.

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Law Enforcement and Prosecution-Focused Strategies

The PSN TTA program supports the activities and objectives of PSN teams in each district by expanding the capacity of state and local law enforcement and community-based partners to effectively address violent crime, with a special emphasis on firearms-related crime and community trust building.

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Strategic Planning, Performance Measurement, and Research Partnership Support

PSN uses a strategic problem-solving model to identify the nature and drivers of violent crime in a district, as well as formulate strategies to address those problems in terms of prevention and response.

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Victim and Witness-Centered Strategies

The employment of best practices to support survivors and witnesses of violent crime is critical to accomplishing PSN’s goals effectively addressing violent crime, building community trust, and fairly holding prolifically violent individuals accountable for their actions.

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