NIJ FY 13 The Impact of Safety Equipment Modalities on Reducing Correctional Officer Injuries


NIJ seeks proposals to conduct research on differences in safety equipment modalities; that is, policies and practices among correctional agencies regarding what safety equipment staff may use, when and how it may be used, and how those modalities affect officersÂ’ physical safety. For the purpose of this solicitation, safety equipment is defined as equipment used by correctional officers to protect them from assaults and to reduce injuries.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 09/30/2013 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Justice
Office: Office of Justice Programs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
In general, NIJ is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, States (including territories), units of local government (including federally recognized Indian tribal governments as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and profit organizations), institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education), federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs), and certain qualified individuals. For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee. Foreign governments, foreign organizations, and foreign institutions of higher education are not eligible to apply. NIJ may elect to make awards for applications submitted under this solicitation in future fiscal years, dependent on the merit of the applications and on the availability of appropriations.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
For Technical Assistance call 800-518-4726 or 606-545-5035; or e-mail For Programmatic Assistance e-mail
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $1.00 to $500,000.00


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