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Looking at the Data: How States Invest Byrne JAG

NCJA has developed a Fact Sheet on how the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne JAG) Program is invested nationally. NCJA also has developed a series of one-pagers (below) detailing how states invest Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne JAG) dollars, as well as the impact of these investments on state and local criminal justice communities. Data for the state and topical one-pagers was gathered through NCJA’s biennial data collection which asks State Administering Agencies (SAA) how the state spent the formula portion of its Byrne JAG money in calendar year 2018. The most recent year’s data collection also included comprehensive interviews with SAA staff where states were asked to provide examples of some of their most successful programs and initiatives.

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Browse Spending by Project Area (FY16)

Byrne JAG Spending by Project Type in Calendar Year 2018

Courts and Defense

Diversion and Alternatives to Incarcerations

Forensic Services

Byrne JAG Spending by State (FY18)

This page was created with the support of Grant No. 2016-DP-BX-K002 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the SMART Office, and the Office for Victims of Crime. Points of view or opinions are those of the authors.

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