Grant: $670,679 - Department of Justice - Sep. 8, 2009
19% voted satisfied - 81% voted not satisfied - 16 vote(s) cast
Award Description: The Recovery Act Edward Byrne Memorial Competitive Grant Program (Byrne Competitive Program) will help communities improve the capacity of state and local justice systems and provide for national support efforts including training and technical assistance programs strategically targeted to address local needs focusing on initiatives in eight areas. The City of Saint Paul Police Department will use the awarded grant funds for the African Immigrant Muslim Coordinated Outreach Program (AIMCOP). The AIMCOP will engage in several strategies designed to prevent radicalization, reduce violent crime, and increase crime prevention. The funds will be used to meet the following goals: 1. Establish targeted outreach to the Muslim/Somali community to gain its trust 2. Expansion of the Police Athletic League program within St. Paul to serve youth age 8-14 3. Administer tailored programming to include mentoring, basic skills, and life skills programs for ages 8-22 4. Hire an advocate who will offer crime prevention activities to the community and victims 5. Identify and intervene with individuals at risk of radicalization, gang involvement and violent crime
Project Description: No activity for the quarter ending 9/30/2009
Jobs Summary: Law Enforcement - 0 Community/Social/Victim Services - 0 (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Completed
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