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Michigan Technology Enhancement Projects

Program Description Byrne JAG supports technology enhancement project by providing funding to 16 local agencies throughout the state. The intent of this program area is to assist local communities in improving or maintaining local criminal justice efforts to effectively address crime. These...


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Statewide Prosecutorial Technology Improvement

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council by funding a portion of the NextGen Case Management System. This system will provide Michigan's prosecutors and other criminal justice stakeholders with a secure, efficient and technologically modern case...


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Michigan Indigent Defense Pilot Program

Program Description The Michigan Indigent Defense Commission (MIDC) was awarded Byrne JAG funding to pilot a unique trial simulation program where inexperienced attorneys can become qualified through mock trial exercises. To ensure that indigent accused receive effective assistance of counsel,...


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Michigan Secure Cities Partnership

Program Description Formerly funded by Byrne JAG, the Michigan Secure Cities Partnership (SCP) program is now supported by state and local funding. The SCP program works to reduce crime and increase public safety in 10 high-crime cities in Michigan, including Detroit, Flint, and Saginaw. The...


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Michigan State Appellate Investigation Project

Program Description Formerly supported by Byrne JAG funds, the Michigan State Appellate Defender's Office Investigation Project is now supported by state funds. The Appellate Investigation Project provides training and investigation services to appellate-assigned counsel, who challenge unsound...


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Michigan Youth Leadership Academy

Program Description The Michigan State Police (MSP), positively impacts Michigan’s impoverished cities by providing a five-day mentoring and leadership program for at-risk youth at the State Police Training Academy. Each year, between forty and sixty students, ages 15-16, from target cities in...


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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-Focused Community Policing Programs

Program Description In Michigan, funding supports multiple 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, 53rd Circuit Court Family Division...


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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....