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MP FY 2012 JABG Application

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $27,413)

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Criminal Justice Planning Agency (CJPA) will continue funding government agencies and program efforts towards supporting and improving prioritized areas within the juvenile justice system with their FY 2012 JABG funds. The CJPA plans to fund the Juvenile Justice Task Force as well as other agencies involved in the juvenile justice system such as the Division of Youth Services, Juvenile Detention Unit and Juvenile Probation Unit; the Office of the Public Defender; Superior Court, Family Court Division; and the Department of Public Safety, Juvenile Police Unit. The program purpose areas to be funded include: Purpose area 2 - Juvenile Detention Improvement; Purpose area 3 - Juvenile Probation and Pre-Trial Services; Purpose area 10 - Interagency Information Sharing; Purpose area 15 - Juvenile Probation; and Purpose area 9 - Juvenile records. Quarterly progress reports and annual reports will be collected to measure the impact and outcomes of these programs. Regular meetings will also be scheduled for the Juvenile Justice Task Force to help evaluate program progress. The CNMI State Advisory Group (SAG) will be administering all Task Force activities for accountability purposes. NCA/NCF

Date Created: June 4, 2012