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Mississippi State Administering Agencies

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Agency Head

Emberly K. Holmes
Director
Divison of Public Safety Planning
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3742 (telephone)

Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Contact

Emberly K. Holmes
Director
Divison of Public Safety Planning
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3742 (telephone)

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Contact

Emberly K. Holmes
Director
Divison of Public Safety Planning
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3742 (telephone)

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

Joyce Word
Office Director
Division of Public Safety Planning
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3700 (telephone)
601-987-3764 (FAX)
JWord@mdps.state.ms.us
Joyce Word
Program Contact
601-987-3980 (telephone)
601-987-4154 (FAX)

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

OJJDP State Program Manager

Kathy Manning
State Program Manager (Primary Contact)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
202-616-1722 (telephone)
Geroma Void
State Program Manager (Secondary Contact)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
202-305-1790 (telephone)

OJJDP State Compliance Analyst

Elissa Rumsey
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
202-616-9279 (telephone)

Juvenile Justice Specialist

Emberly K. Holmes
Office Director
Mississippi Department of Public Safety Planning
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3742 (telephone)

State Planning Agency

Ray Sims
Mississippi Department of Public Safety Planning
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3760 (telephone)
601-977-3764 (FAX)

State Advisory Group (SAG)

Dr. Alfred Martin
P.O. Box 9361
Jackson, MS 39286-9361
601-922-1919 (telephone)

Compliance Monitor

Anslem Palmer
Mississippi Department of Public Safety Planning
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3758 (telephone)

DMC Coordinator

Emberly K. Holmes
Mississippi Department of Public Safety Planning
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3742 (telephone)

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

OVC Victim Assistance for Mississippi

601-987-4990 (telephone)
601-987-4154 (FAX)

OVC Victim Compensation for Mississippi

601-359-6766 (telephone)
601-359-3262 (FAX)
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