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Delaware FY 09 JABG Program

Award Information

Award #
2009-JB-FX-0062
Location
Awardee County
United States
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2009
Total funding (to date)
$337,200

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $337,200)

The Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program (JABG) Program is authorized under the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 2002 (42 U.S.C. 376ee). The goal of the JABG program is to reduce juvenile offending through accountability-based programs focused on both the juvenile offender and the juvenile justice system. The objective is to ensure that States and Territories are addressing the specified program purpose areas and receiving information on best practices from OJJDP. JABG funds are allocated to States and Territories based on each State's relative population of youth under the age of 18. The underlying premise of juvenile accountability programming is that young people who violate the law should be held accountable for their actions through the swift, consistent application of graduated sanctions that are proportionate to the offense, both as a matter of basic justice and as a way to combat juvenile delinquency, and improve the quality of life in the nation's communities.

The State of Delaware plans to utilize JABG funding to support activities in the following approved purpose areas: Pre-trial services, Establishing a gun court and Accountability-based programs for juvenile courts and probation.

NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 12, 2009