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Michigan Secure Cities Partnership

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Michigan Secure Cities Partnership (SCP) program which is working to reduce crime and increase public safety in 10 high-crime cities in Michigan, including Detroit, Flint, and Saginaw. The Michigan State Police (MSP) initiated direct patrols in...

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Michigan State Appellate Investigation Project

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Michigan State Appellate Defender Office. The Appellate Investigation Project provides training and investigation services to appellate-assigned counsel, who challenge unsound evidence and develop evidence that will support legal claims for...

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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...

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City of Westland Student Learning Lab

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Michigan support the City of Westland, Department of Housing and Community Development, the Westland Police Department and other stakeholders, in creating and staffing a student learning lab for K-12 tutoring in an at-risk neighborhood. The Learning Lab...

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Statewide Juvenile Community Policing Programs

Program Description In Michigan, funding supports four juvenile-focused community policing programs across the state, which foster proactive, problem-oriented interventions to combat juvenile delinquency. As part of this effort, the County of Cheboygan, 53 rd Circuit Court Family Division and...

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Michigan State Court Administrative Office of Drug Courts

Program Description Byrne JAG provides support to the State Court Administrative Office to fund 15 drug courts that target non-violent probation violators and non-violent straddle or presumptive cell felony offenders who, based on Michigan Sentencing Guidelines, are otherwise bound for prison....

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Michigan Multi-jurisdictional Task Forces

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support 22 task forces which cover all 83 of the counties in the state. The task forces are composed of leadership from the State Police and staffed by local law enforcement from participating cities and counties. To support these multi-jurisdictional efforts...