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  NCJ Number: NCJ 182856     Find in a Library
  Title: Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance - Fiscal Year 2000
  Document URL: TEXT 
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 04/2000
  Page Count: 5
  Series: BJA Fact Sheets
  Annotation: Through the Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Program (Byrne Program), the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) provides leadership on crime prevention and control, and works in partnership with State and local governments to make communities safe.
  Abstract: BJA develops and tests new approaches in criminal justice and crime control and encourages replication of effective programs by State and local criminal justice agencies. BJA makes Byrne Program funds available through two types of grant programs: discretionary and formula. Discretionary funds are awarded to public and private agencies and private nonprofit organizations; formula funds are awarded to the States, which then make subawards to State and local units of government. Grants may be used to implement programs that carry out any of the 26 listed legislatively authorized purposes. Allocations to the states and territories for FY 2000 are listed.
  Main Term(s): Police crime-prevention
  Index Term(s): Grants or contracts ; Crime prevention measures ; Funding sources ; Federal programs ; Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) ; Byrne program evaluation
  Publication Number: FS 000264
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Bureau of Justice Assistance Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
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  Type: Program/Project Description
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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