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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 - Mental Health Courts.

1 recipient will receive $395,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 85
Description: The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will award a 12-month cooperative agreement to the Council of State Governments (CSG) to conduct a variety of tasks associated with BJA's Law Enforcement and Mental Health Court Initiative. Specifically, CSG will design, print, and disseminate six publications it has developed for BJA; develop a standardized training curriculum for how law enforcement officers should respond to individuals with mental illness; and help BJA to establish and coordinate a network of mental health court learning sites.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Council of State Governments (47905955) $395 Non-Profit
2760 Research Park Drive
Lexington, KY
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $400,000 for Mental Health Courts;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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