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Mid MI - State of Michigan

BYRNE JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (BYRNE JAG) AWARDS &

RESIDENTIAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT (RSAT) AWARDS

MID MI

FISCAL YEAR 2014

Michigan Supreme Court - State Court Administrative Office has been awarded Byrne JAG funds

in the amount of $1,500,000 for Priority Population Drug Courts (SCAO Only).

Summary: The State Court Administrative Office Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Priority

Population Drug Court Project funds drug courts that target non-violent probation violators and

non-violent straddle or presumptive cell felony offenders who, based on Michigan Sentencing

Guidelines, are otherwise bound for prison.

Michigan Department of State Police - MIOC has been awarded Byrne JAG funds in the amount

of $262,070 for Drug Threat Assessment.

Summary: The Michigan State Police, Michigan Intelligence Operations Center is seeking a

grant to fill a void in the state's intelligence community and provide focused intelligence support to

law enforcement in order to improve the outcomes of investigations and provide quality, relevant

information to facilitate strategic decision making. Two analysts will focus their efforts on illicit

drug trafficking and the illegal abuse of prescription drugs.

• City of Lansing - Lansing Police Department has been awarded Byrne JAG funds in the amount

of $142,350 for Multijurisdictional Task Forces.

Summary: The Tri-County Metro Narcotics Squad is a multijurisdictional drug enforcement task

force focused on dismantling mid- and upper-level drug trafficking organizations. The team

employs vertical prosecution to maximize effective state and federal prosecution and forfeiture

efforts.

Michigan Department of State Police - Methamphetamine in Michigan has been awarded Byrne

JAG funds in the amount of $150,000 for Multijurisdictional Task Forces.

Summary: The Michigan State Police, Methamphetamine Investigation Unit is seeking funding

to support overtime costs for state and local officers assigned to dismantle clandestine

methamphetamine labs. The unit is also responsible for providing statewide training for basic

clan lab response, site safety officers, and packaging and transport officers.

Michigan Department of State Police - Forensic Science Division has been awarded Byrne JAG

funds in the amount of $350,220 for Multijurisdictional Task Forces.

Summary: The Michigan State Police, Forensic Science Division, is seeking funding from the

Byrne Justice Assistance Grant to provide payroll support for 11 forensic scientist positions

within the department. Through laboratory analysis of controlled substances, these positions

assist multijurisdictional teams with the prosecution of individuals responsible for drug-related

crimes.

Michigan Department of State Police - J.N.E.T. has been awarded Byrne JAG funds in the

amount of $47,707 for Multijurisdictional Task Forces.

Summary: The Jackson Narcotic Enforcement Team (J.N.E.T.) is a multijurisdictional drug

enforcement task force focused on mid- to high-level drug dealers in Jackson County. J.N.E.T.

also participates in the drug court program and works closely with federal agencies in the

prosecution of large and high profile narcotic cases.

• County of Shiawassee - M.A.G.N.E.T. has been awarded Byrne JAG funds in the amount of

$21,647 for Multijurisdictional Task Forces.

Summary: The Mid-Michigan Area Group Narcotics Enforcement Team (M.A.G.N.E.T.) is a

multijurisdictional task force whose primary efforts are focused on the reduction of narcotics

trafficking in Shiawassee and Gratiot Counties. Investigations are aimed at drug trafficking on all

levels, with an emphasis on the mid- to upper-level traffickers and clandestine drug labs.

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BYRNE JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (BYRNE JAG) AWARDS &

RESIDENTIAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT (RSAT) AWARDS

MID MI

FISCAL YEAR 2014

• City of Lansing - Lansing Police Department has been awarded Byrne JAG funds in the amount

of $8,794 for Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety.

Summary: The Lansing Police Department will utilize funding to enhance the current Data-

Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety program by purchasing Red-Signal Enforcement

Lights, signage to inform motorists that they are entering a DDACTS enforcement zone, and a

speed trailer.

Michigan Department of State Police - Grants Management Section has been awarded Byrne

JAG funds in the amount of $124,733 for Juvenile-Focused Community Policing.

Summary: The Michigan State Police proposal seeks to positively impact three of Michigan's

most dangerous cities by providing a week long in-residence mentoring and leadership program

for at-risk youth. This grant would allow 60 young men and 60 young women, ages 15-16, from

Detroit, Flint, and Saginaw to attend the Michigan State Police Youth Leadership Academy at no

cost.

• City of East Lansing - East Lansing Police Department has been awarded Byrne JAG funds in the

amount of $9,955 for School Safety.

Summary: The East Lansing Police Department will partner with the East Lansing Schools to

purchase and install a wireless security system, which will transmit a pre-recorded request for

help over the East Lansing Police radio frequency. This will lessen response times by ensuring

that there are no phone service or dispatch delays.

• Charter Township of Meridian - Meridian Charter Township Police Department has been awarded

Byrne JAG funds in the amount of $19,910 for School Safety.

Summary: The Meridian Charter Township Police Department will partner with the Okemos and

Haslett School Districts to purchase a wireless security system. This system will transmit a prerecorded

request for help over the Meridian Township Police Department radio frequency. It will

lessen emergency response times by ensuring that there will be no phone service or dispatch

delays.

• City of Lansing - Lansing Police Department has been awarded Byrne JAG funds in the amount

of $16,120 for School Safety.

Summary: The Lansing Police Department will partner with Wainright School to enhance

security by providing glass break sensors, ceiling mounted motion detectors, and indoor fixed

video cameras on the grounds of the school building.

Michigan State Appellate Defender Office - Crime Lab Unit has been awarded Byrne JAG funds

in the amount of $110,051 for Indigent Defense.

Summary: The Michigan State Appellate Defender Office (SADO) “Sentencing Advocacy

Project” will provide social worker advocacy at resentencing and parole hearings for clients to

reduce recidivism, increase community correction placements, and cut costs to the Michigan

Department of Corrections. This six-month grant project will collect resources, train criminal

justice stakeholders, and build on the evidence-based success of SADO’s sentencing advocacy.

Michigan Department of Corrections has been awarded RSAT funds in the amount of $221,126

for Residential Substance Abuse Treatment.

Summary: The Michigan Department of Corrections proposes to provide residential substance

abuse treatment to state prisoners consistent with RSAT expectations. Residential level treatment

services shall be provided for female offenders at the Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility

located in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

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