Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) FY19 New Grantee Webinar

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is designed to create and foster safer neighborhoods through a sustained reduction in violent crime. The program’s effectiveness depends upon the ongoing coordination, cooperation, and partnerships of local, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies working together with the communities they serve—engaged in a unified approach led by the U.S. Attorney (USA) in all 94 districts.

This webinar provided details and guidance to grantees for the FY19 PSN Formula Grant Program. The FY19 Project Safe Neighborhoods grant funds were appropriated pursuant to the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2018, Pub. L. No. 115-185. The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) allocated approximately $18 million for FY19.

Topics for this webinar included:

  • Getting started with your PSN grant
  • PSN program requirements
  • Grant Action Plan (GAP)
  • Performance Measurement Tool (PMT)
  • Overview of the PSN Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) program

Speakers included:

  • Stephen Fender, BJA Division Chief
  • Catherine McNamee, BJA Senior Policy Advisor
  • Dr. Ed McGarrell, Michigan State University, PSN TTA Provider
  • Heather Perez, Michigan State University, PSN TTA Provider

View the PowerPoint presentation here.