The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) seeks
proposals for the provision of grant monies allocated to purchasing
video recording equipment for custodial and non-custodial interviews
and statements to police and/or prosecutors. Approximately five
hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) will be made available to fund
the purchase of video recording equipment by District Attorneys offices
in all 62 counties of New York State and local law enforcement agencies
located outside of New York City.
Funding will be competitively awarded. Eligible applicants include
District Attorneys Offices in all 62 counties of New York State and local
law enforcement agencies (e.g.: County Sheriffs and County, City, Town
and Village Police Departments) located outside of New York City. The
funding is to be used only for the purchase and installation of video
recording of statements equipment. Proposals will be rated and selected
for funding onsistent with the best interest of public safety. Contract
agreements will run for a one year term.
Additional information, including program goals and objectives, eligible
applicants and program services, application requirements, and criteria
for awards, are outlined in the RFP on the DCJS website at:
Application deadline is 12:00 Noon, Friday, November 3, 2017.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered for
funding. All applications must be submitted through DCJS Grants
Management System (GMS) in accordance with the instructions outlined
in the RFP. Prospective applicants not yet registered on GMS should treat
this as a priority and should review the GMS registration and on-line
application instructions in the RFP.
Request for technical assistance accessing and using GMS should be
directed to DCJS Office of Program Development and Funding at
(518) 457?9787. Programmatic inquiries regarding this solicitation must be
made exclusively to either of the contact individuals listed in this RFP Ad.