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Domestic Abuse Response Team Project

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $37,253)

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 program 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 grantee will use the grant to partially fund the salary and benefits of a Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART) Coordinator. The project goals are to provide an array of victim services to all victims of domestic violence identified within the City, as well as continue educating the community regarding victim's rights. NCA/NCF

Date Created: June 10, 2014