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Agency:    Department of Justice
Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    State and local law enforcement assistance (15-0404)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - Forest County, PA.

1 recipient will receive $197,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 55
Description: The County of Forest is developing a Centralized Court System and providing enhanced security to better accommodate future processing. They are providing public defender representation to inmates within the prison facility because they are entitled to legal representation. They are funding a part-time district attorney and a full-time secretary to work their increase in workload. They are also partially funding an office manager and two part-time deputies at the Forest County Sheriff's Office; and an office manager and part-time clerical staff for the Centralized Court System. Forest County is also funding overtime hours for the Chief Probation Officer. A line item in the FY 2005 Congressional budget provides funding to the Forest County Centralized Court System Project.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Forest County (118324854) $197 Locality
526 Elm St. Unit 3
Tionesta, PA
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $200,000 for Forest County, PA, for court related costs;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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