skip navigation


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.


NCJ Number: 205687 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Weed and Seed Official Recognition Guidelines and Application 2004
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Community Capacity Development Office (CCDO)
United States of America
Date Published: 2004
Page Count: 43
Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
US Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Washington, DC 20009
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

US Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Community Capacity Development Office (CCDO)
810 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States of America
Type: Guideline
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document presents a description of Operation Weed and Seed and contains the 2004 Official Recognition (OR) Guidelines and Application form, as well as guidelines for submitting a Letter of Intent to the Community Capacity Development Office.
Abstract: Operation Weed and Seed is a comprehensive strategy to target neighborhoods around the country with the most serious crime problems and work toward reducing and preventing crime in those areas through a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach. In order to be eligible to compete for Federal Weed and Seed funding in the spring of 2005 through the Community Capacity Development Office, Office of Justice Programs, an application must be submitted for Official Recognition for the Weed and Seed strategy. The process involves submitting a Letter of Intent with the required information by August 31, 2004, so that the Community Capacity Development Office can provide an assessment. The new 2004 Letter of Intent requirements are explicated and include the addition of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Crime Report (UCR) data for the specific geographic site under consideration. The final OR application is due by October 15, 2004; an introduction to the 2004 OR guidelines and application is presented, followed by the 2004 Official Recognition guidelines and the 2004 application. Appendices include examples of Memorandum of Agreements, sources of neighborhood-level crime data, sample Weed and Seed strategies and benchmarks, and a description of a Weed and Seed Safe Haven. The Community Capacity Development Office will notify applicants of the status of their applications by the first quarter of 2005. The Official Recognition designation is valid for 5 calendar years. Appendix
Main Term(s): Weed & Seed Programs
Index Term(s): Funding guidelines; Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
Note: Downloaded June 8, 2004.
To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.