The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is publishing this notice to announce the Technical Assistance Program to support activities under the State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers (SJS-SAC) in fiscal year 201 5. The SJS-SAC program is designed to maintain and enhance each
state’s capacity to coordinate statistical activities in the state, conduct research on relevant criminal justice issues, and serve as a liaison to help BJS gather data from state agencies.
Through this solicitation, BJS is seeking a national technical assistance service provider to support the goals and objectives of its SJS-SAC program.
The award recipient will provide direct technical assistance and training to SACs to enhance their statistical, research, and organizational capabilities.
The award recipient may either provide the technical assistance or collaborate with an outside expert with relevant experience to perform portions of the work.