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Los Angeles County Public Defender, Jail Mental Health Liaison

Program Description In Los Angeles County, Byrne JAG funds support the Public Defender's Jail Mental Health Liaison program. The goal of this program is to provide a link between the lawyer and their most severely mentally ill clients who are housed in county jail. This allows for critical and...


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Yuba County Youth Education and Prevention Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support Yuba County and the school district and probation department in identifying at-risk elementary age children and providing targeted education and family-based services directed toward prevention of truancy, future delinquency, gang involvement,...


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Shasta County Youth Reentry Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support Shasta County’s attempt to reduce the youth criminal justice system reentry rate, remove as many youth and children as possible from environments where drugs are present, and eliminate as many drugs and drug suppliers as possible from children’s and...


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San Benito County Strengthening Families Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support San Benito County in enhancing its task force model for enforcement while implementing the evidence-based Strengthening Families Program (SFP) in order to make an impact on the illegal and illicit drug trade that is often carried out by local criminal...


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Mariposa County Project School Climate

Program Description Byrne JAG funds were used by Mariposa County to support the implementation of Project School Climate, which focuses on prevention and education to reduce behavioral misconduct in schools. The county’s drug task force continues to combat street and mid-level drug related...


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Lassen County Youth Crime Reduction Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds were used in Lassen County to support the establishment of a multi-agency, county-wide youth crime reduction program. The target population includes youth ages 12-25, and delivery is coordinated with area schools and other youth organizations. Services...


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Imperial County Local Enrichment and Decision-Making Program

Program Description The Imperial County Local Enrichment and Decision-Making (LEAD) Program supports the coordination of a law-related teaching program and implementation of a Truancy Mediation Program to address juvenile delinquency, substance abuse and school violence. The Imperial County...


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Humboldt County Sheriff's Marijuana Enforcement Team

Program Description The primary function of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Team is the eradication and investigation of mid- to major-level illegal marijuana grows. The unit not only focuses on eradication, but on the development of cases for successful prosecution, seizing...


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Yolo County Neighborhood Court Project

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support Yolo County in implementing a Neighborhood Court, an adult criminal diversion program based on restorative justice that addresses criminal violations that impact the quality of life in the community. Restorative justice is accomplished in Neighborhood...


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Tulare County Closing the Circle Program

Program Description Tulare County has used JAG funds to implement the Closing the Circle program, an education-based strategy, that provides evidence-based instruction to at-risk students at selected middle schools and court and community schools to reduce gang affiliation, low academic...