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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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Partnerships and Strategies to Reduce Violent Crime

Program Description In Illinois, Byrne JAG funds support planning, training, and implementation of Focused Deterrence, an evidence-based model that aims to reduce group-related violent crime by strengthening governmental collaboration and increasing trust between law enforcement and the...


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Forensic Science DNA and Digital Evidence Litigation Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Illinois support the Forensic Science DNA and Digital Evidence Litigation Program. The program allows the Cook County Public Defender’s office to continue making improvements in the investigation, analyzation and litigation of cases involving DNA and...


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Illinois Females in Transition Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds provide support for the Females in Transition program through the Illinois Department of Corrections. The program aims to reduce recidivism by fully engaging offenders in their communities and providing them with stability through weekly forums on relevant...


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Illinois Rural Defense Services Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Rural Defense Services Program, which provides public defenders in counties of less than 200,000 residents resources to hire investigators, medical consultants, psychiatrists, and other experts to assist in the defense of indigent clients. Agency...


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Illinois Comprehensive Response to Drugs Program

Program Description In Illinois, Byrne JAG helps to fund dedicated law enforcement officers and support staff for Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Forces through the Comprehensive Response to Drugs program. The program pools resources from multiple jurisdictions to effectively combat drug...


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Illinois Drug Deflection Programs

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Illinois support three local police departments in the development of drug deflection programs. Individuals suffering from substance use disorder either voluntarily contact police department or are put into direct contact via outreach efforts. Individuals...