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Iowa Byrne JAG Application 2023

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $2,178,973)

Byrne JAG is a general-purpose criminal justice/substance abuse federal formula grant. In Iowa, Byrne-JAG grants are generally utilized by state and local agencies to improve the criminal justice system. The program places an emphasis on breaking the cycle of addiction and crime, combating violence, holding offenders accountable, enhancing law enforcement initiatives, redirecting low risk offenders, and supporting adjudication.
Programs supported in the current fiscal year include: Drug & crime task forces (enforcement); Substance use & mental health treatment for offenders; Crime and substance use prevention; Innovative correctional programs; Youth development; Public defender enhancements; Criminal justice technology improvements; and Alternatives to incarceration.

Date Created: September 22, 2023