This awardee has received supplemental funding. This award detail page includes information about both the original award and supplemental awards.
Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $450,000)
This funding request is intended to support training and technical assistance activities for the ninth year of the OJJDP Responding to Missing and Abducted Children Training and Technical Assistance Program. FVTC is planning the next year of this highly successful training and technical assistance service to OJJDP, state and local service providers in the mission to improve services to missing and abducted children and their families.
This award will support training and technical assistance activities for the OJJDP Responding to Missing and Abducted Children Training and Technical Assistance Program. FVTC has presented RMAC nationally to an audience of more than 3,500 law enforcement professionals from across the nation over the past 10 years. The RMAC program has become a popular and important component of the series of MECP training programs. RMAC programs are scheduled through 2006 as a part of the MECP National Training Calendar. This supplemental funding request will support those programs through August 2007 by:
1. Providing training to improve the skills, knowledge and capabilities of law enforcement practitioners in responding to missing children incidents.
2. Providing technical assistance to the OJJDP Child Protection Division in support of their broad objectives to improve the national protective response to the problems of missing and abducted children and their families.
3. Coordinating all program activities with other related grantees to assure that a unity of mission is accomplished and that all resources are maximized.