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ATLANTA – The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) is pleased to announce the approval of $300,000 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding for three new projects under the Family Justice Center Initiative. After a rigorous review process, CJCC has selected the following communities to receive funding: Crisis Line & Safe house in Macon, Georgia, Cobb County District Attorney’s Office in Marietta, Georgia, and Waycross Shelter for Abused Persons in Waycross, Georgia.
ATLANTA (October 16, 2020) — The Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) is pleased to announce the approval of over $500K for 11 new projects under the Opioid Affected Youth Initiative (administered by 8 subgrant recipients).
Atlanta, GA – Today First Lady Marty Kemp joined the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council's (CJCC) Georgia Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking to announce the creation of a statewide anti-trafficking hotline at 1-866-ENDHTGA.
PURSUANT TO SEC. 502 (3) OF THE FEDERAL OMNIBUS CRIME AND SAFE STREETS ACT OF 1968, THE STATE OF GEORGIA IS HEREBY MAKING KNOWN TO THE PUBLIC THAT THE STATE APPLICATION FOR FUNDING THROUGH THE BYRNE JAG FORMULA GRANT PROGRAM, AUTHORIZED BY THE ACT, IS OPEN FOR REVIEW AND COMMENT.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is changing the way it will report crime statistics. Beginning in 2021, the FBI will use data that law enforcement agencies (LEAs) report to its National-Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS).
The next GA Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force Meeting has been rescheduled for July 8, 2020 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. The meeting will be held virtually.
ATLANTA, GA - The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) released a solicitation today for a new Family Justice Center Initiative. The Initiative will award $100,000 annually for up to four years to fund the development, implementation, and enhancement of a Family Justice Center in three selected Georgia communities.
ATLANTA (April 8, 2020) — The Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) is pleased to announce the approval of $3 million in emergency funds for victim services across the state. These funds are to meet the emergency needs of victims caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In light of recent concerns around the spread of COVID-19 and in the interest of public safety, the Governor’s office has instructed all state agencies to suspend non-essential training, beginning March 12, 2020. Therefore, the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) has implemented the following:
The Human Trafficking Task Force Quarterly Meeting scheduled for April 1, 2020, has been cancelled.