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Youth Accountability Board

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $10,619)

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 JAG funds will be used to support a Youth Accountability Board. JAG funds will cover a community services officer to continue further development of partnerships with parents, local business, faith-based organizations, and school districts to encourage participation in the program, assisting to lower the recidivism rate amongst local youth. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 31, 2015