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Smart Prosecution Program

Award Information

Award #
2017-YX-BX-0001
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2017
Total funding (to date)
$484,364

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $484,364)

The purpose of Smart Prosecution is to develop a body of knowledge about data-driven strategies—innovative, best practice, or evidence-based—as they are implemented by prosecutors. BJA is seeking applications from state, local, or tribal prosecutor agencies interested in testing data-driven approaches that address one or more of the three goals listed below. Smart Prosecution applicants will identify a problem to be addressed and enlist an independent research partner to help evaluate the effectiveness of their Smart Prosecution effort.

The implemented strategies will address enhanced decision-making in connection with one or more of the following goals: promoting fair, impartial, and expeditious pursuit of justice; ensuring safe communities through prosecutorial practices; and promoting integrity in the prosecution profession and effective coordination in the criminal justice system.
CA/NCF

Date Created: September 29, 2017