Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms-Training Assistance
To help the participant identify the laws relating to alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives, and provide training in specific investigative skills and techniques, and to help State, county, and local law enforcement officers improve their law enforcement capabilities in the organized crime area, including arson, undercover, firearms and explosives investigations.
Last Known Status
Deleted 07/08/2008 (Not specified.)
BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
Types of Assistance
Uses and Use Restrictions
Training programs are conducted in the areas of: Identification of the Firearms Problem; Motives and Analysis of Applicable Federal, State and Local Laws; Laboratory Capability; Sources of Information; Interviewing; Investigative Techniques; and Case Management.
Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, as amended, Title XVIII, Public Law 90-351; Gun Control Act of 1968, Title XVIII, Public Law 90-618, 18 U.S.C. 44; Organized Crime Control Act of 1970, Title XVIII, Public Law 91-452, 18 U.S.C. 40.
State, county, and local law enforcement agencies. Participation is limited to non-uniformed police personnel engaged in firearms and arson investigations or in the process of being assigned or promoted to such non-uniformed assignments.
State, county, and local law enforcement agencies.
Application and Award Process
None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Submit requests to the Assistant Director (Training and Professional Development), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20226.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Post Assistance Requirements
Each year about 600 law enforcement officers participate in ATF arson/explosives investigative training, cigarette tax audit enforcement, undercover investigative training, and armed criminal training.
(Travel and Materials) FY 02 $1,004,794; FY 03 est $1,900,000; and FY 04 est $2,500,000. Agencies will bear the cost of training on a reimbursable basis.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Regional or Local Office
Peter B. Mastin, Chief, ATF National Academy, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Building 67, FLETC, Glynco, GA 31524. Telephone: Commercial or FTS (912) 267-2251.
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Criteria for Selecting Proposals