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Skokomish IASAP FY2006-08 Continuation and Enhancement Project

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $244,821)

The FY 2006 Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program allows American Indian and Alaska Native communities to plan and implement activities that will reduce and control crime associated with the distribution and use of alcohol and controlled substances in tribal communities. Through this program, the recipient will develop new or enhance existing strategies that prevent, interdict, and treat alcohol and drug use by tribal members.

Awards will used to develop a project activity team; identify, apprehend, and prosecute those who illegally transport, distribute, and use alcohol and controlled substances; prevent and reduce the number of alcohol and substance-abuse-related crimes, traffic fatalities, and injuries; develop and enhance collaborations with federal, state, tribal, and local criminal justice agencies; integrate tribal and non-tribal services for offenders and their families; and make available culturally appropriate treatment and other services.

The Skokomish Indian Tribe will use the grant funds to employ a narcotics officer and a drug prevention education officer. Funds will also be used to hire a drug prevention officer trainee to help enhance the community drug prevention education and youth prevention activities on the reservation and in the local schools.


Date Created: July 4, 2006