Preparing for Active Shooter Situations (PASS) Program


The FY17 Preparing for Active Shooter Situations (PASS) program closed on June 23rd, 2017 at 7:59 PM EDT.

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The Preparing for Active Shooter Situations (PASS) program is a part of the Community Policing Development (CPD) competitive solicitation, open to all public governmental agencies, profit and nonprofit institutions, institutions of higher education, community groups, and faith-based organizations.

Up to $7.5 million is available through this year’s program, and all awards are subject to the availability of funds.

PASS funding will:

  • Provide funds to training providers who can offer integrated, scenario-based response courses as described in the 2016 POLICE Act and have substantial experience with providing and tailoring cross-disciplinary active shooter training to law enforcement and other first responders nationally.
  • Encourage the development of supplemental resources to help officers maintain these vital but perishable skills–including scenario libraries and e-learning modules–and to enhance agency skills in tactical medicine and managing exposure to trauma.

All awards are subject to the availability of appropriated funds and any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law.

Please Note: To apply for funding, applicants must have a DUNS number (DUNS numbers are required of all agencies requesting federal funding) and have an active registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. SAM replaces the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database as the repository for standard information about federal financial assistance applicants, recipients, and subrecipients. Applicants must update or renew their SAM registration annually to maintain an active status.