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        NCJ 232748

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Throughout its 68-year history, the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) has offered programs designed to aid sheriffs, deputies, police chiefs, police officers, and others in the public safety field in performing their jobs and serving residents of their jurisdictions in the best possible manner. OVC awarded NSA the Victim Services in Rural Law Enforcement grant to develop and manage a project to integrate and enhance victim services in rural law enforcement agencies across the country.

NSA partnered with Justice Solutions to ensure that a victim advocate perspective was fully integrated into the project. Justice Solutions is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing rights, resources, and respect for victims and communities hurt by crime; improving governmental and societal responses to crime; and strengthening crime prevention initiatives. NSA funded 10 rural sites to participate in the project out of 32 that submitted grant proposals: