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FY 2013 Title II

Award Information

Award #
2013-MU-FX-0026
Location
Awardee County
Lancaster
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2013
Total funding (to date)
$798,315

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $404,648)

The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 1974, as amended. The purpose of this program is to support state and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. Program areas may include: planning and administration; state advisory group allocation; compliance monitoring; disproportionate minority contact; juvenile justice issues for Native American Indian tribes; prevention of substance abuse by juveniles; prevention of serious and violent crimes by juveniles; prevention of juvenile gang involvement and illegal youth gang activities; prevention of delinquent acts and identification of youth at risk of delinquency; and improvement of juvenile justice system operations, policies, and procedures including establishing a system of graduated sanctions, treatment programs, and aftercare.

Nebraska utilizes its Title II Formula Grant Funds to better its juvenile justice system. The allocated funding will aid a Juvenile Justice Specialist, part-time Compliance Monitor, part-time DMC Coordinator, prevention, intervention, and alternatives to detention programs.

Nebraska will measure progress toward achieving the goals and objectives by requiring subgrantees to submit quarterly program reports that provide data for the required outcomes and measurements for the purposes of the area, including the OJJDP-required performance measures.

NCA/NCF

The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 1974, as amended. The purpose of this program is to support state and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements through a range of administration, compliance and program activities including those that address juvenile justice issues for Native American Indian tribes.

The Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (NCLECJ) will use FY 14 Formula Grant Funds to better the State's juvenile justice system. The allocated funding will support a Juvenile Justice Specialist, part-time Compliance Monitor, part-time DMC Coordinator, prevention, intervention, and alternatives to detention programming. The population to be served will be at-risk youth entering, exiting, or avoiding the juvenile justice system. Goals and objectives will be met through the following activities: Aftercare/Reentry, Alternatives to Detention, Child Abuse and Neglect Programs, Community Assessment Centers, Compliance Monitoring, Delinquency Prevention, Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC), Diversion, Gangs, Juvenile Justice System Improvement, Indian Tribe Programs, Planning and Administration, State Advisory Group Allocation, and Strategic Community Action Planning. NCLECJ will measure progress toward achieving the goals and objectives by requiring subgrantees to submit quarterly program reports that provide data for the required outcomes and measurements for the purpose areas supported. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2013