Byrne JAG funding supports forensic interviewing and examination services through the Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC). Funds support culturally competent and age appropriate forensic interviewing, examination and intervention services to children who are victims of, or witnesses to, crimes. The DCAC is a resource for law enforcement officers, parents and youth in the city of Bismarck and Burleigh County as well as the larger region including central and western North Dakota.
(News Article): “FBI Honors Sanford Employees” (Bismarck Tribune, 2017)
Abuse; Behavioral Health; Child; Court; Courts; Education; Families; Family; Forensics; Judicial; Judiciary; Mental Health; Parents; Prevention; Prosecution; Trauma; Victims; Violent Crime; Witnesses