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$77 Million Awarded to Seven States, One Territory to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

The Office of Justice Programs has posted a press release which highlights recent grants awarded through BJA's Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program. The grantees highlighted are:

  • Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority: $19,956,148
  • Executive Office of the State of Kansas: $6,061,106
  • Montana Board of Crime Control: $3,457,033
  • Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services: $15,954,497
  • Oklahoma District Attorneys Council: $7,752,847
  • Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: $17,628,002
  • South Dakota Office of the...

BJA-Funded Program Supports Problem-Solving Courts Across Illinois

Trainings provide communities with the tools and knowledge to best serve court participants.

Across Illinois, more than 100 problem-solving courts support individuals with a behavioral or mental health disorder who are involved in the criminal justice system.

When the state began implementing standards for problem-solving courts statewide in 2016, a Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) grantee, The Illinois Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health and...