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Iowa Prison Telemedicine Services

Program Description In Iowa, Byrne JAG funds were used to set up telemedicine services for the state’s rural prisons in order to assist offenders who are battling mental illness by providing access to psychiatrists and other licensed medical professionals and mental health staff. Agency and...

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Iowa Local Crime Prevention Initiatives

Program Description Byrne JAG funds were used to support local drug and crime prevention initiatives. These initiatives are run by community coalitions which bring together citizen volunteers, professionals who provide school-based education to teachers, parents and students, and mentors who...

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Iowa Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Forces

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support Iowa’s network of 18 Multi-jurisdictional drug task force operations. The task forces are overseen by a governing board representing officials from participating law enforcement and prosecution agencies. In 2017, the state and local task forces...