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Nevada Multi-jurisdictional Task forces

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support 13 Multi-jurisdictional task forces. Task forces focus on addressing gangs, drugs and violent crime. Agency and Program Information State Administering Agency: Nevada Department of Public Safety Program Information: Nevada Department of Public...

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Nebraska African Aid Initiative

Program Description The African Aid Initiative (AAI) is a non-profit agency that acts as an agent of change to educate, empower, and engage the war-ravaged refugee youth population from Africa. One of the AAI central goals is to reduce the rate of criminal activity among the refugee youth. AAI...

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Nebraska Department of Corrections Transitional Housing Initiative

Program Description JAG funds support the Nebraska Department of Corrections in launching its second year of providing housing vouchers to parolees leaving the institution so that they can obtain appropriate and stable housing to assist them in transition from prison back into the community. ...

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Sarpy County Mental Health Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Nebraska support the Sarpy County Mental Health Program which offers intensive case management to clients with mental health problems. The program, modeled after problem solving courts, attempts to help individuals improve their life skills and manage...

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Lincoln Police Department Community Cleanup

Program Description In consultation with the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, the Lincoln Police Department launched a “community cleanup” project in several Lincoln neighborhoods to improve community policing and decrease crime and violent crime. The goal of this intervention is to make...