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New York City Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice FY23 JAG Application

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Awardee County
New York
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $4,660,745)

The New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) will use $4,660,745 allocated under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY 2023 Local Program distributing funds to city agencies in New York City, including New York City’s District Attorney offices, Police Department, and the Office of the Special Narcotic Prosecutor. All programs included in this proposal will support full-time personnel responsible for coordinating citywide programs and initiatives for permissible purposes, including the following permissible uses: law enforcement programs; prosecution and court programs; prevention and education programs; corrections and community corrections programs; drug treatment and enforcement programs; planning, evaluation and technology improvement programs; and  mental health programs and related law enforcement and corrections programs. Programs included in the FY 23 JAG proposal will focus on advancing justice system reform efforts, advancing racial equity and support for underserved communities, preventing and combating hate crimes, crime and violence reduction strategies, community based violence intervention (CVI) approaches, and supporting reentry projects with the goal of improving outcomes for incarcerated individuals returning to the community from prison or jail. New York City is invested in supporting the initiatives outlined in this application and is committed to allocating over $2 million in city tax levy to cover the cost of the fringe benefits associated with all personnel costs included in this proposal.

Date Created: September 25, 2023