Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $15,684)
The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions. Grant funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice, including for any one or more of the following purpose areas: 1) law enforcement programs; 2) prosecution and court programs; 3) prevention and education programs; 4) corrections and community corrections programs; 5) drug treatment and enforcement programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).
The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indian will hire a juvenile crimes prosecutor to prosecute the numerous cases of juvenile crime at Red Lake. Training will be provided in pertinent tribal codes concerning juvenile crime at Red Lake as well as other areas that may affect juvenile behavior such as domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, gang presence.