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Gang Suppression: A Law Enforcement and Prosecutorial Approach to Address Gang Recruitment of Unaccompanied Alien Children


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Application Deadline: Oct 4, 2018


Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)


Provides funds to support law enforcement agencies with planning and implementing evidence and community-based practices, including prevention, intervention, and other services. Works to decrease violence, gang-related crime, and delinquency and victimization by youth, specifically transitional aged minors, in rural and urban areas. Fosters relationships between law enforcement and local agencies, and helps provide technical assistance to communities to accomplish the following program goals:

  • Developing and implementing a custom gang suppression strategy
  • Reducing and sustaining the reductions in community youth violence, particularly gang violence associated with unaccompanied alien children (UAC) or transnational criminal organizations (TCOs)
  • Exchanging gang intelligence data and information between law enforcement jurisdictions and agencies
  • Improving gang suppression methods by expanding collaboration among law enforcement, prosecutors, and the United States Attorney's Office (USAO)
  • Establishing law enforcement intervention strategies to reduce the impact of violence-related harm experienced by youth, victims, and the community

Amount of Funding

Award ceiling: Up to $1,200,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 6
Estimated total program funding: $7,200,000

Who Can Apply

Eligible applicants are limited to law enforcement agencies in states, territories, local governments, and federally recognized tribal governments.

Geographic Coverage


What This Program Funds

Capacity Building • Operating Costs and Staffing

Application Process

Application instructions, requirements, and other information about the online application process can be found in the funding announcement.

Applicant frequently asked questions


For programmatic and technical questions:
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Response Center
TTY at 301-240-6310

Topics This Program Addresses

Adverse Childhood Experiences • Community Planning and Coalition Building • Community Supervision • Crime Reduction • Justice System • Violence, Trauma, and Abuse • Youth