NIJ Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime FY2019


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The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks applications for funding of rigorous applied research on evidence-based tools, protocols, and policies for state, tribal, and local law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies that address drug trafficking, drug markets, and drug-related violence. The research focus of this solicitation is criminal investigation, prosecution, drug intelligence, and community surveillance relevant to narcotics law enforcement, forensic science, and/or medicolegal death investigation.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has identified the FY2019 solicitation drug priorities as: (1) fentanyl and its illicit analogues; (2) methamphetamine; and (3) illegal marijuana markets.

Solicitation: https://nij.gov/funding/Documents/solicitations/NIJ-2019-15444.pdf.

Applications Due: May 6, 2019.

This solicitation is competitive; therefore, NIJ staff cannot have individual conversations with prospective applicants. Any questions concerning the solicitation should be submitted to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service: 1-800-851-3420; TTY at 301-240-6310 (for hearing-impaired only); email; fax 301-240-5830; or web chat. See also NIJ.gov’s solicitation FAQ page.