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FY 2008 PSN Initiative

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $64,602)

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a nationwide commitment to reducing gun crime, links existing local programs together and provides them with necessary tools. PSN takes a hard line against gun criminals, using every available means to create safer neighborhoods; seeks to achieve heightened coordination among federal, state, and local law enforcement; and emphasizes tactical intelligence gathering, more aggressive prosecutions, and enhanced accountability through performance measures. The United States Attorney in each federal judicial district will lead the offensive. The fiscal agent, in coordination with the PSN task force, will allocate funds throughout the community.

The North Dakota Office of Attorney General, serving as the fiscal agent for the District of North Dakota, will use the grant to enhance its efforts relating to anti-gang strategies and reduce violent incidents involving guns. The district plans to continue the North Dakota Department of Corrections Intensive Supervision program for offenders likely to commit crimes again and continue education and juvenile community outreach programs, including youth court and programs dealing with youth on the most troubled Native American Indian Reservation in the state.


Date Created: August 27, 2008