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North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation Unsolved Homicides Project

Program Description North Carolina has hundreds of unsolved homicide cases that may have untested DNA evidence available for analysis. The State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) will assign work funded by the Byrne JAG grant to as many as eight retirees, or Special Investigators. These workers all...

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Los Angeles County Public Defender, Jail Mental Health Liaison

Program Description In Los Angeles County, Byrne JAG funds support the Public Defender's Jail Mental Health Liaison program. The goal of this program is to provide a link between the lawyer and their most severely mentally ill clients who are housed in county jail. This allows for critical and...

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South Dakota Attorney General's Office Prosecution Team

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support a prosecution team within the Attorney General’s Office to work on drug and violent crime cases. The prosecution team also works with other state and local law enforcement agencies on related cases. Agency and Program Information State Agency...

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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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Pennsylvania District Attorney's Prosecutor Training

Program Description The Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Institute is using Byrne JAG funds to develop and offer educational materials and resources to prosecutors statewide. The trainings focus on criminal law practice, procedure, and investigation. This project also provides technical...

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Oklahoma Specialized Prosecution Programs

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support prosecution programs in Tulsa and Oklahoma City that focus on gang related crime. Specialized prosecutors work with local law enforcement to investigate cases that have a gang nexus. Agency Information State Agency Administrator: Oklahoma District...

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New York City Public Defense Projects

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support public defense projects in New York City and Erie, Onondaga, Monroe, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. Funding supports public defense services, including: expanded indigent defense services, legal and case management services to reduce pre-trial...

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New York Nonfatal Shooting Incident Demonstration Project

Program Description Recognizing that non-fatal shootings are typically solved and prosecuted at much lower rates than homicide cases, New York DCJS is using Byrne JAG funds to support a demonstration project in two jurisdictions aimed at ensuring the comprehensive investigation of all non-fatal...

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New Jersey County Prosecutor-led Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force

Program Description Funds support New Jersey’s 21 county prosecutor-led task forces combat crimes related to gangs, guns and narcotics. The task forces, each under the operational control of the county prosecutor, target drug and violent crimes within their jurisdictions. Agency and Program...