Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $876,976)
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 Rhode Island Public Safety Grant Administration Office (PSGAO) will use grant funds to support and continue efforts to improve the operational effectiveness of the judicial system; improve the operational effectiveness of the correctional system; and improve state and local law enforcement. NCA/NCF
- DeKalb County Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Collaborative
- State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) makes payments to eligible "states" and local governments that incur certain types of cost due to incarceration of "undocumented criminal aliens".
- The City of Springfield, OH: Collaborative efforts among MHRB, McKinley Hall, and Pinnacle Treatment Centers to increase access to opportunity for justice involved individuals