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Utah Indigent Defense Commission

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Utah Indigent Defense Commission (IDC), in partnership with the RAND Corporation, in conducting a study to determine the appropriate numerical caseload standards for adult criminal, juvenile delinquency, child welfare and termination, and...


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Utah Law Enforcement Support Project

Program Description Byrne JAG funds provide support for state and local law enforcement agencies. The goal of these awards is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of law enforcement agencies throughout the state of Utah. Grant funding provides support for training assistance, and the...


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Concealed Firearms Permit Improvement

Program Description Byrne JAG funds were used to support the Utah Department of Public Safety’s efforts to improve the Concealed Firearms Permit (CFP) screening process. Developers have written software capable of running nightly checks on CFP holders against the FBI’s NICS query. This National...


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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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Utah Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the Utah Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI). JRI is a statewide criminal justice reform effort intended to reduce recidivism, hold offenders accountable and control corrections spending. Byrne JAG funding, in combination with other state resources,...