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Wisconsin Data Management Initiative

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Wisconsin support the development of a web-based reporting system for specialty courts and pre-trial diversion programs funded through Byrne JAG and the state’s Treatment Alternatives and Diversion (TAD) program. This new data management will give...

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Wisconsin Treatment Alternatives and Diversion Program, Specialty Court Expansion

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support the implementation and expansion of specialty courts throughout the state in coordination with the state’s Treatment Alternatives and Diversion (TAD) program. In 2015 and 2016, Byrne JAG funds supported nine specialty court expansion grants and two...

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Oregon Statewide Specialty Court Network

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support fourteen of the state’s network of 68 specialty courts. Specifically, funds support one Family Court, one Veterans Courts and 12 Adult and Juvenile drug courts. As the largest single Byrne JAG investment for the state, the Criminal Justice Commission...

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Ohio Specialty Court Projects

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Ohio support five specialty courts throughout the state including a veteran’s treatment, drug, mental health, juvenile and domestic violence courts. Each court receives certification through the specialized docket section of the Ohio Supreme Court to...

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Veterans Treatment Courts in North Carolina

Program Description Veteran’s Treatment Courts offer individualized and comprehensive treatment to veterans charged with misdemeanors or nonviolent felonies in an effort to lower the recidivism rate for veterans charged with nonviolent crimes. Court personnel collaborate with the VA medical...

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Mississippi Adult & Juvenile Drug Court Docket Initiative

Program Description: In Mississippi, Byrne JAG funding supports the implementation of 12 adult and juvenile drug court dockets throughout the state and provides funding for implementation assistance that is available through The Mississippi Association of Drug Court Professionals (MADCP). In...

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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....

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Yolo County Neighborhood Court Project

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support Yolo County in implementing a Neighborhood Court, an adult criminal diversion program based on restorative justice that addresses criminal violations that impact the quality of life in the community. Restorative justice is accomplished in Neighborhood...

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Mendocino County Behavioral Health Court

Program Description Byrne JAG funds were used in Mendocino County to develop a Behavioral Health Court (BHC) for adults in the criminal justice system. The goal of the BHC is to enhance public safety and reduce recidivism among criminal defendants with serious mental illnesses by connecting...