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Cook County Support Services

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Illinois help support the Cook County Department of Corrections in partnership with Be Well Partners in Health Partnership. This coordinated effort works to connect detainees with serious mental illness with the proper resources in their communities. ...


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Wisconsin Pretrial Justice Initiatives

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the implementation and expansion of pre-trial diversion programs throughout the state in coordination with the state’s Treatment Alternatives and Diversion (TAD) program. In 2015 and 2016 Byrne JAG funds supported six prosecutor-led pre-trial...


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Effective Practices in Community Supervision Program

Program Description In Virginia, Byrne JAG funds support the continuation of the state's Juvenile Court Service Unit’s Effective Practices in Community Supervision (EPICS) program. EPICS utilizes an evidence-based model which trains probation and parole officers on the use of structured social...


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Utah Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Utah Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI). JRI is a statewide criminal justice reform effort intended to reduce recidivism, hold offenders accountable and control corrections spending. Byrne JAG funding, in combination with other state resources,...


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Texas Reintegration Services

Program Description In Texas, Byrne JAG funds support the expansion of reentry programs that include individualized treatment and coordinated case management services. Successful reintegration is costly and challenging as high-risk individuals attempting to reintegrate into the community...


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Tennessee Department of Corrections Reentry Transportation Services

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Tennessee Department of Corrections project to provide temporary transportation services to assist with access to critical reentry services for probationers and parolees with revoked licenses for up to 30 days. Services are intended to reduce...


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South Dakota Department of Corrections PreRelease & Restrictive Housing Programs

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in South Dakota support projects within the Department of Corrections such as the PreRelease Program and the Restrictive Housing Program. These programs work to improve public safety, reduce repeat offenders and increase the use of prison space for violent,...


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Enhancing PREA Project

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the South Carolina Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice to come into compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards by establishing a zero-tolerance culture for sexual abuse through their Advocacy Project....


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Rhode Island Family Reunification Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Rhode Island Family Reunification program through the Department of Corrections. This evidence-based program works to increase the ability of incarcerated parents to engage with their children and provides them with the skills necessary to deal...


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Rhode Island Department of Corrections Recidivism Reduction Project

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ Recidivism Reduction Project to proactively address the treatment needs of individuals battling mental illness who are at risk of re-offending. Using a multidisciplinary approach, behavioral health staff...