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Cooperative Agreement: Development of a Model Approach to Arrest Data Analysis
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The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. The purpose of this solicitation is to develop a model approach to arrest data analysis for the purposes of informing and monitoring data driven practices.

Goals, Objectives, and Deliverables
The goal of this competitive solicitation is to fund the development of a model approach to assessing data accessibility, accuracy, and consistency for purposes of developing and/or improving data driven practices.

Objectives:

  1. Identify and understand the LaCrosse, Co. WI current arrest processes and the collection and automation of data for criminal justice reporting purposes.
  2. Develop a model approach for arrest data collection, analysis and reporting improvements.

Deliverables
In addition to the strategy and content of the program design, the successful applicant must complete the following deliverables during the project period. The program narrative should reflect how the applicant will accomplish these activities.

  1. Conduct multiple on-site meetings in LaCrosse Co., WI with law enforcement officials as well as criminal justice stakeholders to obtain knowledge and information about the current arrest, data collection and data analysis processes.
  2. Facilitate meetings with law enforcement officials to map the flow of data and develop an understanding of how information is collected, stored, analyzed and produced for internal and external reporting requirements.
  3. Develop a model approach for assessing data accessibility, accuracy, and consistency for purposes of developing and/or improving data driven practices.
  4. Develop corresponding curriculum framework for other jurisdictions to replicate the model approach to data accessibility, accuracy and consistency for the purposes of informing and monitoring data driven practices.

DEADLINE: Applications must be received before midnight (ET) on August 31, 2017.


Please note effective July 1, 2013 the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) was merged to the System for Award Management (SAM).  The SAM registry and Frequently Asked Questions can be reached at http://www.sam.gov.  Please note that the registration process can take up to 1-3 weeks, so please plan accordingly.

Question: We see that the applications are due 8/31/2017, and the project period begins 9/15/2017. That is faster than normal - are those dates correct?

Answer: Yes, the due date and project start dates are correct.




Posted Wed, Jul 26 2017 8:08 AM by Susan Powell

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