Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $9,645,679)
The Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program allows States, U.S. Territories, the District of Columbia, units of local government, and federally recognized tribal governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. Funded projects or initiatives may include, but are not limited to, overtime, equipment (including law enforcement and medical personal protective equipment), hiring, supplies (such as gloves, masks, sanitizer), training, travel expenses (particularly related to the distribution of resources to the most impacted areas), and addressing the medical needs of inmates in state, local, and tribal prisons, jails, and detention centers.
- Expanding Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Case Managers at Scarborough Police Department.To hire and implement the pivotal position of a Case Manager and support client costs.
- Improving Corrections & Reintegration Through Higher Education In and Out of Prison: Best Practices for Building a Corrections to College Pipeline
- A collaborative response to substance use through the support of New Orleans' Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program.