2019 Legislative Priority: Resources

  • NSA supports the increase in training and funding for jail operations.
  • NSA seeks to address the budget and personnel shortfalls in law enforcement agencies through the full funding of State Criminal Alien Program Funding (SCAAP), Byrne JAG funding, and the COPS Hiring program.
  • NSA supports the collaborative efforts with the BJA and COPS offices to initiate a Real Time Crime program. These efforts will allow for local law enforcement to communicate and share intelligence from counties around the country as it regards to border security. NSA requests $7.2M in BJA funds dedicated to these efforts.
  • NSA supports the continued funding of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) under the Department of Justice.

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