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NCJ Number: 160528 Find in a Library
Title: State of Nevada Annual Report, 1992: Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Formula Grant
Corporate Author: Nevada Office of Narcotics Control Assistance
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 29
Sponsoring Agency: Nevada Office of Narcotics Control Assistance
Carson City, NV 89710
Sale Source: Nevada Office of Narcotics Control Assistance
555 Wright Way
Carson City, NV 89710
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annual report covering the period July 1992 through June 1993 summarizes drug control activities funded in Nevada under the Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Formula Grant Program.
Abstract: Nevada's 1992 drug strategy identified a multidisciplinary approach involving enforcement, education, prevention, and treatment to influence all segments of society involved in drug trafficking and drug use. The strategy had the following purpose areas: demand reduction education programs; multijurisdictional task force programs; community and neighborhood programs; improved operational effectiveness of law enforcement and the court process; programs to meet the treatment needs of both adult and juvenile drug-dependent and alcohol-dependent offenders; enhanced drug control technology; and improved criminal justice and juvenile justice system responses to domestic and family violence. During 1992, 40 grants were funded, for a total amount of $2,794,000. These grants were funded for such projects as Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE), multijurisdictional task forces, gang prevention, drug treatment, and drug prevention. Project summaries are provided according to purpose areas of Nevada's drug control strategy. 4 tables
Main Term(s): Grants or contracts
Index Term(s): Alcoholism treatment programs; Domestic assault prevention; Drug abuse education; Drug law enforcement; Drug prevention programs; Drug regulation; Drug treatment programs; Federal programs; Gang Prevention; Interagency cooperation; Juvenile court judicial discretion; Juvenile drug treatment; Multi-Jurisdictional Task Forces; Nevada; Project DARE; State aid; Violence prevention
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