Indian Country Investigations

To provide training to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Tribal Law Enforcement Officers in conjunction with the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services to better conduct investigations in Indian Country.

Coordination of the development of training curriculum with the BIA; and
conduct training seminars in law enforcement techniques throughout the country.

To coordinate investigative activities within Indian Country.

Agency - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Website Address

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funding may be utilized for expenses associated with investigative and managerial training for Indian Country law enforcement.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

BIA Investigators, Tribal Law Enforcement Officers and other law enforcement officers assigned to work in Indian Country.

Beneficiary Eligibility

BIA Investigators, Tribal Law Enforcement Officers and other law enforcement officers assigned to work in Indian Country.


No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. FBI and Indian Police Academy select students for training.

Award Procedures

Not applicable.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.



Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 30 to 60 days.


If the classes are full, the application will be denied.


Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

not applicable. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements


Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.


Not applicable.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Training) FY 16 Not Available; FY 17 est $2,200,000; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available - I do not see a spot for reimbursable vs. direct Safe Trails spending, which I saw on last year's spreadsheet. I also do not see a place to edit FY 2014 obligations, which may have been reported using a different methodology, and thus, would make year-over-year comparisons including FY 2014 inaccurate.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Michael Tyler 935 Pennsylvania Avenue Finance Division Room 6712, Washington, District of Columbia 20535 Email: Phone: 202-324-0495

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.

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