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Crime Gun Intelligence Center Program

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Competitive Discretionary
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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $687,182)

The Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center (CGIC) Integration Initiative, administered by BJA in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), is a competitive grant program that provides funding to state and local government entities that are experiencing precipitous increases in gun-related violent crime. The purpose of this initiative is to support local and tribal jurisdictionsÂ’ capacity to work with their ATF partners to utilize intelligence, technology, and community engagement to swiftly identify firearms used unlawfully and their sources, and effectively prosecute perpetrators engaged in violent crime.

The Toledo Police Department will be implementing a business practice to utilize crime gun intelligence. It will hire a crime analyst, a NIBIN technician, and a CGIC prosecutor to improve its crime gun investigations and prosecutions. It is also planning to purchase a case management system to better track and share its NIBIN leads. CA/NCF

Date Created: October 22, 2020