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In 2015, public safety stakeholders and aviation experts convened with the goal to produce a blueprint for how law enforcement agencies can use unmanned aircraft systems most effectively, fairly, and transparently.

Read more about the recommendations that resulted from this meeting.

Read the latest message from Director Nancy Rodriguez for insights into the research priorities that shaped these solicitations, reflecting current knowledge gaps to meet the needs of policymakers and practitioners.

The solicitations will be released over the next several months. Sign up to be alerted when funding opportunities are released, and stay tuned for upcoming webinars to be held.

Learn About Funding

Funding Webinar Series

NIJ is hosting a series of webinars focused on several open and upcoming funding solicitations to assist potential applicants in developing strong proposals.

Register and learn more.

Final Call for Applications

Seeking Research Assistants. Apply by January 27

Doctoral students can gain applied research experience by working as an NIJ Research Assistant. View a list of possible positions under the Research Assistantship Program for academic year 2017-18, which include data science, sexual assault, school safety, and more.

Apply by January 27, 2017.