Our main clients are the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Affair (DOS-INL), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), and large U.S. contractors/businesses providing international development, police capacity development and national security education, training and support services to the U.S. Federal Government.We also serve bilateral and multi-lateral donors and not-for-profit organizations involved in the implementation of international development projects. We help our clients achieve their mission objectives and provide measurable impact.
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Affair:
Our largest client is the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Affair (DOS-INL). Our partnership with DOS-INL goes back to our role in Iraq Civilian Advisory Support (ICAS) project, where BlueLaw team took a key role as part of an overall effort to build the capacity of Iraqi Higher Judicial Council (HJC), Ministry of Justice, and Ministry of Interior to manage the national criminal justice system. Since then, BlueLaw has been awarded the Criminal Justice Program Support IDIQ small business set aside award and we have partnered with DOS-INL to implement its International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) training program. At ILEA Roswell, New Mexico, BLI assists in the provision of graduate-level criminal justice instruction to foreign law enforcement officials to deepen their expertise, increase leadership skills, and to enhance the level of professionalism in the field as a whole. BlueLaw provides ten training sessions to 350 participants annually, representing thirty different countries every year. By helping DOS-INL to conduct graduate level education and to develop its doctrine and programs, we strive to support DOS-INL’s global mission to keep Americans safe at home by countering international crime, illegal drugs, and instability abroad. We also support DOS-INL in its mission to help countries deliver justice and fairness to their people by strengthening their police, courts, and correctional administration systems.
U.S. Agency for International Development and the Millennium Challenge Corporation:
Our oldest client is the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Our partnership with USAID goes back to our earliest work starting in 2004 under the USAID BRDG IQC, where BlueLaw worked as a sub-contractor to Chemonics International Inc. in support of Millennium Challenge Corporation funding and provided subject matter experts for various democracy and governance, rule of law, and human rights projects. In Albania, BlueLaw made public procurement and legal experts available to support an anti-corruption program aimed at reducing opportunities for corruption and professionalizing the procurement process. Since then BlueLaw has supported USAID ROL programs by conducing needs assessment in consultation with local and international stakeholders to design a two-year training and technical assistance project to reform administrative law courts throughout the Ukraine. BlueLaw has supported access to justice program in Egypt by developing practical human rights curriculum for prosecutors. BlueLaw also implemented USAID/MCC anti-corruption projects in Indonesia through court reform in human resources management, with the objective of delivering judicial ethics training to judges and court staff and developing local capacity for court budgeting and finance. Our work for USAID has continued over the years. We are dedicated to forwarding USAID’s mission of helping people live better lives.
U.S. Department of Home Land Security:
BlueLaw has provided services to the Department of Homeland Security’s Bureau of Customs and Border Patrol (CBP). As the largest police force in DHS, CBP’s constant recruitment needs require efficiency and diligence. As part of its efforts to improve its recruiting process, we were one of three companies awarded a five-year $50M IDIQ contract to perform Law Enforcement Pre-Employment Test (LEPET) polygraph examinations across the Southern United States.
BlueLaw is providing the Transportation Security Administration – Office of Inspection (OOI) / Technical Services Branch (TSB) and The Federal Air Marshall Service (FAMS) Polygraph Examination Support Services in partnership with Potomac Management Services in support of CBP’s pre-employment screening activities.
U.S. Department of Defense:
As a subcontractor to Deloitte Consulting LLP, BlueLaw supports the Center for Civil-Military Relations, Leader Development Education for Sustained Peace seminars and distance learning programs, which prepare senior military leaders for short- and long-term engagement in the Middle East, Afghanistan, Africa, the Pacific, Central Asia and other countries and regions around the world.
Under this contract BlueLaw provided subject matter experts and instructors in key areas of regional priorities such as working with Afghanistan transitional forces and multilateral and inter-organizational coordination and coordinating with NGOs and civil society groups to achieve strategic security and defense objectives. Most recently, BlueLaw provided expert instructors to the United Nations and Africa Union (AU) peacekeeping operations for a seminar tailored for the U.S. Army review of US policy/strategy towards Africa and provided an overview of the organization of the African union (AU) as well as the efficacy of security cooperation mechanisms in place to build security capacity in the region.
World Bank, United Nations, European Union and Other Multi-lateral and Bi-lateral Donors:
We also have experience working with the World Bank, the United Nations, and international bilateral donors such as the UK Department of International Development, the Australian Government Overseas Aid Program, and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. We have implemented programs funded by these institutions and built innovative partnerships funded by these agencies to pool resources and maximize results. For the World Bank, under the Nordic Trust Fund – Right to Education, World Bank East African Community Project, BlueLaw implemented a study to assess disability rights in Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.