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Title: Governor's Office of Criminal Justice Planning Year in Review, 2002
Corporate Author: California Governor's Office of Criminal Justice Planning
United States of America
Date Published: 2003
Page Count: 163
Sponsoring Agency: California Governor's Office of Criminal Justice Planning
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents information and data on the year 2002 activities of California's Governor's Office of Criminal Justice Planning (OCJP), which is the leading State agency for planning and coordinating crime prevention and victim assistance to all 58 counties in the State.
Abstract: Through funding, outreach, local assistance, and the collecting and dissemination of information, OCJP promotes partnerships to achieve safe communities by enhancing their effectiveness in preventing and interdicting crime, supporting crime victims and their rights, and holding offenders accountable. The programs and activities supported by OCJP are presented under its various divisions and branches. The Victim Services Division consists of the following branches: Domestic Violence, Victim/Witness, Sexual Assault, and Children's Branch. The Public Safety Division has branches that deal with crime suppression, gang violence suppression, drug enforcement, and juvenile justice and delinquency prevention. The Program Evaluation Division consists of the Monitoring and Audits Branch and the Program Evaluation Branch. Over the past several years, the OCJP has focused on funding various statewide and local initiatives. In 2002, including Federal programs, approximately 1,200 grants were administered by OCJP, and over $200 million were distributed. The amounts of the grant awards given to various programs throughout the State in 2002 are provided, along with descriptions of and data on the various programs funded.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): California; Crime control policies; Crime Control Programs; Criminal justice program evaluation; Criminal justice system planning; Grants or contracts; Victim services
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