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ICJI serves as the state's planning agency for criminal justice, juvenile justice, traffic safety, and victim services. Priorities for the agency are set by the executive team, with guidance from the board of trustees, and carried out by our staff.
News & Notices
Up to $37 million in 2018-2020 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funds are available! Organizations interested in providing direct services to victims are invited to apply by Friday, April 13. The federal grant covers 80 percent of program costs. Much more information is in the hyperlink above.
Up to $2 million in 2019 Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) grants are available! Organizations that provide shelter, supportive services and community-based programs to survivors of domestic and dating violence – including specialized services for dependents – are invited to apply by Monday, April 23. The federal grant covers up to 80 percent of continuing FVPSA programs and 65 percent of those not funded last year. More information is in the hyperlink above.
Up to $500,000 in 2019 Social Service Block Grants are available! Domestic-violence shelters are invited to apply by Monday, April 23. Grants cover 100 percent of costs, including food and transportation to needed services. More information is in the hyperlink above.
ICJI offers training programs for the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST), Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) and Drug Recognition Expert (DRE). The SFST Instructor Course will be held March 19-23 in Indianapolis. ARIDE requires proficiency in and may be used as an update for SFST training. A make-up refresher training for SFST instructors will be held in the fall and additional ARIDE Courses will be scheduled. ICJI is accepting applications for the 2018 DRE School this June 11-22 in Indianapolis.
Nevada's Crime Victim Compensation program may be able to help victims of the Oct. 1, 2017 attack on the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas pay for medical bills, funeral expenses, mental health treatment, lost wages or other expenses. Applicants do not have to be Nevada residents or physically injured in the attack. Even those with no expenses today are encouraged to apply now in case expenses, such as counseling, are incurred in the future. Visit the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center website, complete the intake form and then follow the Nevada Crime Victim Compensation link.