Gang Resistance Education and Training
Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC
on Jun 24, 2005
Regional Or Local Office
The G.R.E.A.T. Program currently has five regional offices that are each run by a local law enforcement agency. The offices and contacts are: The Southeast Region, Lieutenant Brett Meade, Orange County Sheriff's Department, 2400 W. 33rd Street, Orlando, Florida 32839, 407-836-3740; The Northeast Region, Sergeant Steve Naughton, Philadelphia Police Department, Care of: Holiday Inn, 10th and Packer Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148, 215-683-1871; The Midwest Region, Lieutenant Raj Ramnrace, La Crosse Police Department, 400 La Crosse Street, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601, 608-789- 8202; The Southwest Region, Sergeant Wayne Bensfield, Phoenix Police Department, 620 West Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85003, 602-495- 0432; The Northeast Region, Ms. Merilee Laurens, Portland Police Department, 449 NE Emerson, Portland, Oregon 97211, 503-823-2078.
This section lists the agency contact person, address and telephone number of the Federal Regional or Local Office(s)
to be contacted for detailed information regarding a program such as:
(1) current availability of funds and the likelihood of receiving assistance within a given period;
(2) pre-application and application forms required;
(3) whether a pre-application conference is recommended;
(4) assistance available in preparation of applications;
(5) whether funding decisions are made at the headquarters, regional or local level;
(6) application renewal procedures (including continuations and supplementals) or appeal procedures for rejected applications; and
(7) recently published program guidelines and material.
However, for most federal programs, this section will instruct the reader to consult the so-called
Appendix IV of the Catalog due to the large volume of Regional and Local Office Contacts for most agencies.
This information is provided in Additional Contact Information (see below).
For further information, contact Christine Schneider Keyser, G.R.E.A.T. Branch; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, P.O. Box 50418, Washington, DC 20091-0418, (1-800-726-7070 extension 73127); or by sending electronic mail (E-mail) to: Great@atfhq.atf.treas.gov, or visit the G.R.E.A.T. website at www.atf.treas.gov/great/great.htm.
This section lists names and addresses of the office at the headquarters level with direct operational responsibility for managing a program. A telephone number is provided in cases where a Regional or Local Office is not normally able to answer detailed inquiries concerning a program. Also listed are the name(s) and telephone number(s) of the information contact person(s) who can provide additional program information to applicants.
Additional Contact Information (Appendix IV)
Due to the large volume of regional and local office contacts for most agencies, full contact information is also provided separately here in a PDF format: