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NCJ Number: NCJ 244710     Find in a Library
Title: Performance Update: Recovery (ARRA) Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, July 2010-June 2011
  Document URL: PDF 
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 2012
Page Count: 8
  Annotation: This report is a Performance Update on the Recovery (ARRA) Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.
Abstract: The activities conducted with funds from this program cover seven allowable purpose areas: law enforcement activities, prosecution and court activities, prevention and education programs, corrections and community corrections, drug treatment and enforcement, planning, evaluation, and technology improvement, and crime victim and witness protection. This report focuses on activities conducted by law enforcement agencies using these funds to support task forces working under the Law Enforcement purpose area during the period July 2010 to June 2011. Key findings and observations from the report include the following: Alabama, American Samoa, the District of Columbia, Delaware, South Dakota, the Virgin Islands, and Vermont did not have any grantees or subgrantees reporting during the four reporting periods presented in this report; in general, drug task forces make large seizures once or twice a year; by weight, marijuana is the most seized drug nationally; marijuana is the only drug reported as being seized by every State that reports such seizures; the majority of drug task forces reporting drug seizure data are in the Southwest (32 percent), West Central (19 percent), and Great Lakes (18 percent) regions; the amount of cocaine seized during this period remained fairly consistent, while the large increase in marijuana seizures was due to large amounts being seized in two States; and the Southwest region seized the largest percentage of heroin during this period, followed by the New York/New Jersey region. Charts and graphs
Main Term(s): Byrne program evaluation
Index Term(s): Grants or contracts ; Task force reports ; Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) ; Law Enforcement Task Forces
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United States of America
Type: Grants and Funding ; Report (Annual/Periodic)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=266791

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