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Federal and State Grants Unit Overview, May 24 2012

Federal and State Grants Unit Overview, May 24 2012


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  • 1. Federal & State Grants Unit: An Overview May 24, 2012 Special Authority Board Meeting Prepared & Presented by: Mike Carter – Acting Associate Director, FSGU 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 1
  • 2. Formula Grants• Congressionally directed funds – Usually to state governments – Funding amount is established by a formula based on criteria written into the legislation • Census data • Uniform Crime Report – State government may disperse based on needs 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 2
  • 3. ICJIA Formula Grants• Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)• Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)• Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)• American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA): JAG & VOCA 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 3
  • 4. ICJIA Formula Grants• VAWA – Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP)• Juvenile Accountability Block Grant (JABG)• Paul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Grants Program (NFSIA)• Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners (RSAT) 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 4
  • 5. Discretionary Grants• Federal Agency creates award solicitation – Funding Opportunity Announcement identifying specific purpose(s) – Prospective applicants submit proposal – Awards made on competitive review process • Programmatic content • Technical content • Scientific content 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 5
  • 6. ICJIA Discretionary Grants• Kirk Bloodsworth Post-Conviction DNA Testing Program (PDNAT)• National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP)• National Instant Criminal Background Check System Reporting Improvement Program (NARIP) 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 6
  • 7. Other Grants• Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Act (MVTP) (private)• Death Penalty Abolition Fund (DPA) (state)• Household Pharmaceutical Disposal Fund – a.k.a. Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal (P2D2) (state) 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 7
  • 8. Percentage of all Federal Funds FFY 2007 -2011 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 8
  • 9. Federal Fund Award Percentages by FFY Federal Fund Award Percentages Per FFY 100% VOCA 80% VAWA SASP VAWA 60% SJSPercentage RSAT 40% PDNAT NFSIA 20% NCHIP NARIP 0% JAG 2007 2008 2009 ARRA FFY 2010 2011 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 9
  • 10. Discretionary Grants• Kirk Bloodsworth Post-Conviction DNA Testing Program (PDNAT) – National Institute of Justice (NIJ) • Defray costs of post-conviction DNA testing – Forcible rape – Murder – Non-negligent manslaughter cases • Eligible: local, county & state agencies 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 10
  • 11. Kirk Bloodsworth (PDNAT)• University of Illinois - Springfield – Downstate Innocence Project • Collaboration UIS, University of Illinois College of Law and the Southern Illinois University College of Law – Intensive review & investigation of DNA eligible cases • Determine strength of DNA evidence • Evaluate innocence claims 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 11
  • 12. Discretionary Grants• National Criminal History Improvement (NCHIP) – Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) • Enhance quality & completeness of nation’s criminal history record systems – Provide financial & technical assistance • Eligible: local, county & state agencies 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 12
  • 13. NCHIP• Office of the Circuit Court of Cook County – Automating interface for the state’s Criminal History Records Information (CHRI) system • Timely inquiries for disposition reporting • Timely updates for disposition reporting • Developing error corrections application • Establishing accuracy & information quality 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 13
  • 14. Discretionary Grants• National Instant Criminal Background Check System Reporting Improvement Program (NARIP) – Department of Justice (DOJ) • Assist states to improve completeness, automation & transmittal of vast array of criminal records • Eligible: local, county & state; private NPOs 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 14
  • 15. NARIP• Illinois State Police – Improving its systems & methods for collecting, evaluating and exchanging information related to records checks on individual’s eligibility to possess or transfer a firearm • Detailed design of integrated, automated, system • NARIP task force – ISP, CMS, AOIC, ICJIA & DHS 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 15
  • 16. Formula• Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) – Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) • Develop & implement substance abuse treatment in correctional & detention facilities • Create & maintain community-based aftercare services for offenders 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 16
  • 17. RSAT• Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) – Dwight Dual Diagnosis Program for Females • Reduce disruptive behavior, drug use & criminal behavior through gender-based intervention programs with substance abusing, mentally-ill, female offenders • Funded services included in the 32-bed unit – Assessments – Individualized case treatment planning – Individual & group counseling & mental health services 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 17
  • 18. Formula Grants• Paul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Grants Program (NFSIA) – National Institute of Justice (NIJ) • Medical Examiner Service Improvements – Eliminate backlog in analyses – Train and employ laboratory personnel • Formula (75 percent); Competitive (25 percent) • Eligible: local, county and state governments 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 18
  • 19. NFSIA• Eleven certified forensic labs in Illinois – Illinois State Police – Northern Illinois Regional Crime Lab – Du Page County Crime Lab• Eliminate the backlog in analyses – Upgrading technologies• Train and employee forensic lab personnel 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 19
  • 20. Formula• Juvenile Accountability Block Grant (JABG) – Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) • Reduce juvenile offending through accountability-based programs focused on both the offender and the juvenile system. • Ensure states are addressing one or more of the 17 purpose areas. 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 20
  • 21. JABG5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 21
  • 22. JABG Purpose Areasgraduated sanctions Hiring (for effective & expeditiousadministration of juvenile justice system) PROSECUTIONlaw enforcement gun courts drug courts RECORDSinformation-sharing training Re-Entryaccountability-based programsFACILITIES risk & need assessmentsenhance school safety RESTORATIVE JUSTICEcourts &juvenile probation officers reduce recidivism 5/24/2012| Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 22
  • 23. Formula• S*T*O*P* (Services – Training – Officers – Prosecutors) VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) – DOJ, Office of Violence Against Women • Enhance victim advocacy & improve systemic response • Development & improvement of law enforcement & prosecution strategies • Advocacy & services in violent crimes against women 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 23
  • 24. S*T*O*P* VAWA5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 24
  • 25. S*T*O*P* VAWA• State’s must allocate, as follows – 25% to law enforcement – 25% to prosecution – 30% to non-profit, nongovernmental victim service agencies • 10% to underserved populations – 5% to the courts – 15% at state’s discretion 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 25
  • 26. S*T*O*P* VAWA Purpose AreasPOLICY IMPROVEMENTS data collection VictimServices Programs Indian Tribes Liaison Services Training Multi-disciplinary Response sexual assault forensics stalking Programs toaid elderly & disabled Assist Victims in Immigration MattersCore Services/New Initiatives ProtocolDevelopment Develop, train, or expand personnel 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 26
  • 27. Formula• VAWA, Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP) – DOJ, Office of Violence Against Women • Provide direct services for victims of sexual assault – 24 hour sexual assault hotlines – Crisis intervention – Medical & Criminal Justice accompaniment • Establish, maintain or expand rape crisis centers 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 27
  • 28. VAWA SASP5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 28
  • 29. Formula• Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) – DOJ, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) – Two grants • Victims’ assistance – ICJIA • Victim compensation – Illinois Attorney General’s Office 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 29
  • 30. VOCA• Victims’ Assistance – Pay for direct services – 10% of award must be given to each priority area • Sexual assault • Domestic violence • Child abuse • Underserved populations – Elder abuse victims; Victims of intoxicated drivers; Survivors 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 30
  • 31. VOCA• Direct Services – Respond, assist or provide • Emotional & physical needs of crime victims • Stabilizing lives after victimization • Understanding & participating in criminal justice system • Measure of safety & security – boarding-up broken windows – repairing locks 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 31
  • 32. VOCA5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 32
  • 33. VOCA• Allowable Costs for Direct Services – Personnel – Necessary & Essential for services – Training – Operations – Supervision of service providers – Contracts – Public Presentations 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 33
  • 34. VOCA & VAWA• Victim Services Ad Hoc Committee – Participants are leaders from • Major statewide victim service associations • Individual agencies representing underserved – Meet, at minimum, triennial – Review crime & victimization trend data – Evaluate current efforts 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 34
  • 35. VOCA & VAWA• Victim Services Ad Hoc Committee – Establishes • Priorities • Goals • Objectives – Basis S*T*O*P* VAWA Implementation Plan – Foundation for recommendations made to the Authority’s Budget Committee 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 35
  • 36. Formula• Edward Byrne Memorial, Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) – DOJ – Congressionally mandated award to each state • 60% awarded to state administering agency – Plus awards to local jurisdictions that were under $10K • 40% awarded directly to eligible units of local government 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 36
  • 37. JAG5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 37
  • 38. JAG• JAG 2011 Award – Total Award to Illinois: $15,131,782 • ICJIA Administered (60%): $9,517,027 • Direct to Local Government (40%): $5,614,755 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 38
  • 39. JAG• ICJIA – $9,517,027 • 10% Administration ($951,702) • 70.66% Local ($6,052,259) – Set-aside of $394,162 » Funds meant for direct formula » Locals which fell under the $10K threshold • 29.34% State/Discretionary ($2,513,066) 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 39
  • 40. JAG• Purpose Areas – Law enforcement programs – Prosecution & court programs – Prevention & education programs – Corrections & community corrections programs – Drug treatment programs – Planning, evaluation, & technology programs – Crime victim & witness initiatives 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 40
  • 41. OTHER• Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Act (MVPT) – Insurance companies fund through state administered special trust – Fund is overseen by an 11-member coalition council • Funds assist investigation & prosecution of vehicle theft related crimes 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 41
  • 42. OTHER• Death Penalty Abolition Fund (DPA) – Created in 2011 (725 ILCS 5/119-1) – “All unobligated & unexpended moneys remaining in the Capital Litigation Trust Fund shall be…expended by ICJIA for two purposes:” • Services for families of victims of homicide/murder • Training of law enforcement personnel 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 42
  • 43. OTHER• Household Pharmaceutical Disposal Fund (P2D2) – January 1, 2012 (Public Act 97-0545) • Provide local law enforcement with grants to pay for – Collection – Transportation – Incineration • Currently unfunded 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 43
  • 44. FSGU OVERVIEW• 14 Program Funds• Since 2007 – Approximately $222,405,233 administered – Approximately 2,265 designations 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 44
  • 45. TOTAL FUNDING Total of all FED Funds by FFY $60,000,000 $50,000,000 $40,000,000Amount $30,000,000 $20,000,000 $10,000,000 $0 2007 2008 2009 ARRA 2010 2011 Federal Fiscal Year Award 5/24/2012 | Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority | 45