ICF International Awarded a US$45 Million Contract with the U.S. Department of Justice
To Provide Innovative Training and Technical Assistance
Fairfax, Virginia, October 2, 2006 -
Caliber, an ICF International company, was awarded a five-year, US$45 million contract with the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) to provide training and technical assistance support for the Office for Victims of Crime, Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC), and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, National Training and Technical Assistance Center (OJJDP NTTAC). The purpose of the contract is to help strengthen the capacity of federal, state, and local programs to prevent delinquency and support victims of crime. ICF will develop, deliver, and promote high quality training and technical assistance to professionals serving the victims and juvenile justice fields.
"The ICF Caliber team will draw on the knowledge of a network of experts with first-hand experience working with our nation’s crime victims and juvenile justice systems to improve the quality and efficacy of DOJ services," says Patrick Coleman, senior vice president at ICF Caliber and expert in criminal justice.
ICF Caliber will support a vast array of DOJ tasks, including needs assessments, evaluations and education, marketing, and outreach to professionals working in related fields, in order to assist the department in responding to emerging justice system issues. Additionally, the team expects to erect vital information technology infrastructure in order to provide the agency with superior Web sites, Web-based training, learning communities, data collection, and reporting. The program will afford the most cost-effective total solution to support professionals working in the victims and juvenile justice fields.
About ICF International
ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, social programs, defense, and homeland security markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 1,800 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is http://www.icfi.com.
Caution Concerning Forward-looking Statements
This press release may contain forward-looking statements that reflect our current expectations regarding the contract with the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and the outcome of the services rendered to the OJP. Words such as “will” and similar words or phrasing identify forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the fact that funding under the contract is not guaranteed, risks related to the actual performance of services under the contract, risks associated with the satisfaction by the OJP of its requirements under the contract, and the risk that the OJP requests no services or substantially less in services than allowed by the contract. For other factors that could cause ICF International's results to vary from expectations, please see the risks detailed from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Registration Statement on Form S-1 under the caption "Risk Factors."