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NCJ Number: NCJ 207391     Find in a Library
Title: Value-Based Initiative and Value-Based Reentry Initiative
Corporate Author: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 09/16/2004
Page Count: 1
Publication Number: e09042514
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Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
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Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report reviews the history and current status of the Value-Based Initiative (VBI) and the Value-Based Reentry Initiative (VBRI) of the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).
Abstract: The VBI and the VBRI fund projects that partner law enforcement agencies with faith-based organizations and other community groups to assist ex-offenders in adjusting to life in the community after the completion of their sentences (reentry). COPS has invested more than $6.7 million in these projects throughout the country. The VBI provides the start-up resources to develop a local program and create the infrastructure to implement it. In 2003, COPS expanded its VBI program to include the new VBRI, which involved the selection of five sites to serve as national models that can be replicated in other jurisdictions. As part of the VBRI program, mentors are selected from faith-based and other nonprofit community organizations to serve as liaisons between the offender and various community resources and services. The five recipients of the VBRI grants for fiscal year 2004 are listed.
Main Term(s): Community policing
Index Term(s): Federal aid ; Grants or contracts ; Federal programs ; Social reintegration ; Religion ; Private sector civic involvement ; Private sector-government cooperation
Note: COPS Fact Sheet; downloaded October 28, 2004.
   
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