Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $35,274)
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 as found in section 223(a)(9) of the JJDP Act.
Wisconsins 2015-2017 Three Year Comprehensive Plan is overseen by the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Wisconsin will use its FY2015 Title II Formula grant award to improve the juvenile justice system at the state and local level. To achieve this program goal, the state will allocate funds to planning and administration and the state advisory group in addition to: compliance monitoring; DMC; alternatives to detention; juvenile justice system improvement; mental health services; substance and alcohol abuse; and Indian Tribe Programs. NCA/NCF