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West Virginia Prevention Resource Officer Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Prevention Resource Officer (PRO) Program in West Virginia Schools. The PRO Program is a cooperative effort between schools and law enforcement to: improve student’s attitudes and knowledge of criminal justice and law enforcement, to prevent kids...


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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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Risk and Protective Factor Indicator Tool

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice’s Risk and Protective Factor Indicator Tool (RAPIT). Through this website, users can view charts of indicators that will be useful for planning and evaluating substance abuse and delinquency prevention activities, as...


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Jackson City Gang Resistance and Prevention Youth Program

Program Description In the City of Jackson, Byrne JAG funds supported the implementation of the gang resistance and prevention Phoenix Curriculum for students in school, after school, and during the summer in order to teach them alternatives to gang membership and violence in a social learning...


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South Carolina School Resource Officer Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support three School Resource Officers (SROs) located in middle and high schools in Lexington County, Richland County, and the Town of Ninety-Six. SROs maintain a safe and secure environment on the school campus to foster an educationally stimulating...


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Rhode Island Family Court, Mental Health Clinic

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Rhode Island Family Court, Mental Health Clinic. The clinic provides juveniles with routine evaluations following referral and emergency same-day evaluations by an on-call clinician. Agency Information State Agency Administrator: Rhode Island...


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Juvenile Diversion and Community Integration Initiative

Program Description In Ohio, Byrne JAG funds support juvenile court dockets for diversion and community integration programming. Through organizations like Lighthouse Youth Services , funds support wrap around services to prevent youth from further involvement with the criminal justice...


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Ohio Big Brother Big Sister Programs

Program Description In Ohio, Byrne JAG funds support Big Brother Big Sister programs in 11 counties throughout the state. Programs use an evidence-based approach to provide mentoring within communities and schools. Agency and Program Information State Agency Administrator: Ohio Office of...


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Michigan Youth Leadership Academy

Program Description The Michigan State Police (MSP), positively impacted two of Michigan’s impoverished cities by providing a five-day mentoring and leadership program for at-risk youth at the State Police Training Academy. Forty students, ages 15-16, from Benton Harbor and Inkster attended the...


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Wayne Police Department Youth and Family Services Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the City of Wayne, along with the Wayne Police Department, to expand their Youth and Family Services Program (YFSP) by adding a family services coordinator to connect families to government assistance and other programs, and a new after-school program...