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Justice Department Awards Over $567,000 to State of Louisiana in Continued Support of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Louisiana

U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr. announced that the State of Louisiana has received $567,366 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs and its component, the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention, to increase the availability of delinquency prevention and intervention programs for at risk youth, juvenile justice system improvements, and to maintain compliance with the four core requirements of the JJDP Act.  This project plans to support both state and local efforts.

The recipient of this award, the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement, is a foundation located in Baton Rouge dedicated to improving the operations of the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems and to promoting public safety by providing progressive leadership and coordination within the criminal justice community.

Updated January 4, 2023