Small, Rural, and Tribal Body-Worn Camera Program

Federal Funding Agency:

Bureau of Justice Assistance

Applicant Eligibility:

Any law enforcement department with 50 or fewer full-time sworn personnel; rural agencies (those agencies within non-urban or non-metro counties); and federally-recognized tribal agencies.

Due Date:

March 4, 2024

Funding Amount:


Agency Solicitation:

The Small, Rural, and Tribal Body-Worn Camera Program (SRT BWC) micro-grant program is funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and operated by Justice & Security Strategies, Inc. The purpose of this initiative is to provide funds and technical support to small, rural, and tribal agencies to implement BWCs. Funds must be used to purchase or lease BWCs and may include expenses reasonably related to a comprehensive BWC program. Funding can be used to support pilot BWC programs, establish new BWC implementation, or expand existing programs.


Additional Notes:

A one-to-one match is required and can be an “in-kind” match.