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Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children's Justice Improvement Project

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Awardee County
South Dakota
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $448,874)

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services (LES) is proposing to implement a project to support supplemental pay for two School Resource Officers (SROs) due to an expansion of duties to investigate initial reports of child abuse, neglect or child sexual assault; train six Criminal Investigators to conduct forensic interviews with children; develop a comprehensive child-focused training program for RST Police Officers/SROs, Criminal Investigators, 911 Dispatchers, Prosecutors, MDT members, Victim Specialists; and hire a LES based Victim Specialist.

Date Created: September 27, 2023