National Survey of Prosecutors, 2019 (NSP19)

(Solicitation)
Under 34 U.S.C. § 10132 (c)(4), the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is authorized
to “collect and analyze statistical information, concerning the operations of the
criminal justice system at the Federal, State, tribal, and local levels.” To support
this goal, BJS has conducted prior surveys of prosecutors and will update that
collection with this solicitation. The National Survey of Prosecutors, 2019 (NSP19),
will focus on the administration of state court prosecution activities. The survey
will update basic information, including office size, types of staff and resources,
and emerging issues important to the Attorney General’s priorities, such as the
prosecution of violent crime, human trafficking, cybercrime, and responses to the
opioid crisis. The survey will also collect information on new topics areas, to
include problem-solving courts, prosecutorial diversion, processing of forensic
evidence, plea bargains, and trials.

There are more than 2,300 prosecutors’ offices that handle felony cases in state
courts of general jurisdiction in the United States. The recipient of funds will
verify and update the sampling frame, design a sampling strategy, design a survey of
state prosecutors’ offices, convene at least one meeting of a panel of experts to
review the survey instrument and survey contact strategies, and submit the sampling
plan and survey to BJS. After approval, the team will field the survey, collect,
clean, and deliver data to BJS, and work with BJS to analyze and report the data.
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on July 9, 2018.

(Solicitation)
Under 34 U.S.C. § 10132 (c)(4), the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is authorized to "collect and analyze statistical information, concerning the operations of the criminal justice system at the Federal, State, tribal, and local levels." To support this goal, BJS has conducted prior surveys of prosecutors and will update that collection with this solicitation. The National Survey of Prosecutors, 2019 (NSP19), will focus on the administration of state court prosecution activities. The survey will update basic information, including office size, types of staff and resources, and emerging issues important to the Attorney General's priorities, such as the prosecution of violent crime, human trafficking, cybercrime, and responses to the opioid crisis. The survey will also collect information on new topics areas, to include problem-solving courts, prosecutorial diversion, processing of forensic evidence, plea bargains, and trials.

There are more than 2,300 prosecutors' offices that handle felony cases in state courts of general jurisdiction in the United States. The recipient of funds will verify and update the sampling frame, design a sampling strategy, design a survey of state prosecutors' offices, convene at least one meeting of a panel of experts to review the survey instrument and survey contact strategies, and submit the sampling plan and survey to BJS. After approval, the team will field the survey, collect, clean, and deliver data to BJS, and work with BJS to analyze and report the data.
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on July 9, 2018.

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