III. Federal Resources

Justice Discretionary Grants

This fiscal year (FY99) the Office of Justice Programs will award discretionary funds in the aggregate amount of $564,795.00 to support a variety of criminal justice projects which target Rio Arriba County. The table below catalogs these awards.
Grantee Initiative Award Amount
City of Sante Fe Municipal Court Expansion of Adult Misdemeanor DWI Drug Court Program $199,600.00
First Judicial District Court Expansion of Adult Felony DUI/DWI Drug Court Program $190,425.00
Office of the District

Attorney - First Judicial District

Community Prosecution

Program - Planning

$75,000.00
Hands Across Cultures Drug-Free Communities Mobilization Program $99,770.00

Federal Technical Assistance Resources

The Office of Justice Programs and its partners in the federal government, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment [CSAT], the National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA], and the National Institute of Corrections [NIC] have identified technical assistance that is to be made available from their respective agencies to support the recommendations in this report. The technical assistance is organized into three categories based on the time frame of its availability:

Technical Assistance Area

Agency

Time Frame

Municipal DWI Court in Espanola

OJP

Immediate

Adult Felony Drug Court

OJP

Immediate

Assessment of Jail Inmate Tracking System

NIC Jail Center

Immediate

Rio Arriba Substance Abuse Treatment Services Needs Assessment

CSAT

Immediate

Economic Development Assessment

OJP/Executive Office of Weed and Seed

Immediate

Information Systems Assessment and Design

OJP/SEARCH GROUP

Immediate(4)

Short Range

Long Range

Technical Assistance Area

Agency

Time Frame

Community Epidemiology

NIDA

Short Range(5)

What Works Publications and Materials on Drug Abuse

NIDA

Short Range

State Wide Needs Assessment on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services

CSAT/SAMSHA

Short Range

Develop Proposed

Infra-Structure

OJP/Executive Office of Weed and Seed

Short Range

Implement and Sustain Proposed Infra-Structure

OJP/U.S. Attorney

for New Mexico

Long Range


4. Additional information about Information Systems assistance is provided in the Appendix to this report.

5. A brief explanation of NIDA's community epidemiology technical assistance program is provided in the Appendix to this report.

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