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Rhode Island State Police Neighborhood Response Team

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the State Police Neighborhood Response Team. State police work in collaboration with the cities of Providence and Central Falls to patrol high crime areas and reduce the rate of gang activity, gun violence and drug trafficking. Agency Information...


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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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Rhode Island Attorney General's Drug Court Project

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Rhode Island Attorney Generals Drug Court Project. Funding is used to support a prosecutor from the Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit for new and existing clients who are accepted into the Drug Court Program. Once a defendant is referred to the...


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Rhode Island Domestic Violence Unit

Program Description In conjunction with other federal and state funding, Byrne JAG funds support the Domestic Violence Unit in the data collection and entry of police arrest forms and the preparation and dissemination various domestic violence, sexual assault and child molestation reports to...


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Rhode Island Laboratory Information Management System

Program Description In Rhode Island, Byrne JAG funds helped support the establishment of a Laboratory Information Management System. The system is a secure website used by police departments to submit evidence to the University of Rhode Island Crime Laboratory. Agency and Program Information ...


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Rhode Island Family Reunification Program

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Rhode Island Family Reunification program through the Department of Corrections. This evidence-based program works to increase the ability of incarcerated parents to engage with their children and provides them with the skills necessary to deal...


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Rhode Island Department of Corrections Recidivism Reduction Project

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ Recidivism Reduction Project to proactively address the treatment needs of individuals battling mental illness who are at risk of re-offending. Using a multidisciplinary approach, behavioral health staff...


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Rhode Island Defender Advocacy Project

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Defender Advocacy Project, through the Rhode Island Public Defender’s Office. The project provides representation to indigent individuals being held on bail or facing imminent incarceration. The program serves individuals facing incarceration for...