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OJJDP National Amber Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program

Award Information

Award #
2017-MC-FX-K003
Location
Awardee County
Outagamie
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2017
Total funding (to date)
$10,200,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $2,400,000)

The National AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program provides training and technical assistance support to enhance the national AMBER Alert network; increases and improves law enforcement response to missing, endangered, and abducted children; increases the recovery rate of abducted children; strengthens child alert systems in the nation’s northern and southern borders to better protect American children abducted to or through foreign countries; creates greater community capacity in understanding broader issues related to exploitation and abuse of children; continues support of this work in Indian Country; and enhances public participation in the recovery of missing, endangered, and abducted children. CA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates.

The National AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program provides training and technical assistance support to enhance the national AMBER Alert network; increases and improves law enforcement response to missing, endangered, and abducted children; increases the recovery rate of abducted children; strengthens child alert systems in the nation’s northern and southern borders to better protect American children abducted to or through foreign countries; creates greater community capacity in understanding broader issues related to exploitation and abuse of children; continues support of this work in Indian Country while implementing the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2018; and enhances public participation in the recovery of missing, endangered, and abducted children. CA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates. The National AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program provides training and technical assistance support to enhance the national AMBER Alert network; increases and improves law enforcement response to missing, endangered, and abducted children; increases the recovery rate of abducted children; strengthens child alert systems in the nation’s northern and southern borders to better protect American children abducted to or through foreign countries; creates greater community capacity in understanding broader issues related to exploitation and abuse of children; continues support of this work in Indian Country while implementing the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2018; and enhances public participation in the recovery of missing, endangered, and abducted children.

Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) program activities will include: 18 Onsite Training programs, five regional trainings, two specialized events for the US Territories and Alaska, a national meeting of AMBER Alert Coordinators and Clearing House Managers, three eLearning courses, 18 technical assistance events, seven regional meetings(encompassing multiple states), ten State-Tribal AMBER plan implementation meetings in Indian Country, ten webinars, three international/border meetings, one Family Roundtable meeting, three CART Certification assessments, three CART train the trainer programs, eight newsletters and publications, one Child Sex Trafficking Survivor Roundtable meeting, ten tribal community outreach events, three tribal Regional Training events and one Native American/Alaskan Native Roundtable. FVTC will continue the assessment of the status of AMBER Alert plans in tribal communities, provide resources to selected tribes, maintain advanced web based platform for information and resources, as well as continue providing resources to tribal child protection program through use of FVTC’s Tribal web portal. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 29, 2017