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FY08 Earmark Program

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Los Angeles
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $254,889)

The Long Beach Police Department will implement five community programs designed to reduce substance abuse among juveniles and prevent juvenile delinquency and gang-involvement. The programs will (1) teach drug prevention to students through the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program; (2) reduce truancy working in collaboration with the Long Beach Unified School District; (3) enforce nighttime loitering laws in high-crime areas and operate curfew centers for nighttime loitering juveniles; (4) reduce graffiti vandalism by minors; and (5) provide after-school programming to at-risk youth at three Police Athletic League (PAL) locations. Progress will be measured in part through the level of activity in the programs, the criminal and victimization rates of members served, and the number of vandalism incidents and successful prosecution of vandals. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 7, 2008