OJP/BJA Announces the Availability of Additional Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Funds for 2005

To better meet the immediate need of America's law enforcement agencies to replace vests made of Zylon® fabric, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has made an additional $10 million available immediately. This additional funding will be available through a special BVP solicitation that opened on August 24, 2005 and will close on September 22, 2005. For additional information or to submit an application, please check the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) web page at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bvpbasi/.