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National Juvenile Justice Prosecution Center

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $400,000)

This grant supports training and technical assistance for chief and deputy prosecutors in order to strengthen their leadership roles and performance in the area of juvenile justice. The goal is to help prosecutors improve control of delinquency in their jurisdictions. An ancillary goal is to develop juvenile work as a recognized and respected area of specialization for career prosecutors. Under this award APRI will: 1) Promote adoption of a comprehensive philosophical approach to juvenile justice by prosecutors; 2) Advance the knowledge, and skill level of juvenile court prosecutors; and 3) Help prosecutors develop and implement performance measures for their juvenile justice systems. NCA/NCF

Date Created: June 12, 2005