Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Innovating Criminal Justice – Empowering Victims

A Georgia where criminal justice and victims’ service programs are just, accessible, and compassionate.

Forensic Medical Examinations & Forensic Interviews

The Victims Compensation Division can pay for Forensic Medical Examinations (FME) and Forensic Interviews (FI). The FME and FI programs cover the costs incurred by providers who work with victims.

Human Trafficking Task Force

The Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force addresses the need for coordination, communication, and collaboration on a statewide level.

Press Releases and Announcements

CJCC Opens Nominations for 2023 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Awards

In commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), CJCC will present four special awards to individuals and organizations who have made great contributions to the advancement and improvement of victim services in Georgia.

Victims Speak Out After Judge Sentences Serial Rapist To Life In Prison

Atlanta, GA - A man who violently attacked and raped at least nine women was sentenced to life sentences in Dougherty County, Georgia on November 28, 2022. Duane Jabaar Ballard, 49 years old, of Thomaston, Georgia, was convicted last month on six counts of rape, one count of attempted rape, seven counts of aggravated assault, one count of child molestation, and one count of attempted aggravated sodomy. 

Gov. Kemp Announces Over $4.6 Million in Grants for Law Enforcement Training Program

Gov. Kemp Announces Over $4.6 Million in Grants for Law Enforcement Training Program

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