Programs

Body-Worn Cameras. Supports municipal police departments and county sheriffs’ offices in establishing or enhancing body-worn camera programs to promote officer safety and transparency.

Building Capacity to Recover and Restore Survivors of Child Sex Trafficking - Builds upon existing collaborative efforts to provide services that support recovery of child sex trafficking survivors such as regional models of care, community-based drop-in projects, specialized foster care projects, and advocacy projects.

Child Sex Trafficking Programs (CST) - Fills services gaps for sexually exploited children by promoting regional and statewide programs that exemplify standards for trauma-informed care.

County Essentials - Supports counties with the high and unexpected costs for the investigation and prosecution of capital murder crimes and other significant events.

Crime Stoppers Program - Supports certified programs through financial support needed for training, contractual and professional services, and supplies. Also supports costs for statewide conferences.

Crime Victims Assistance Grant Program (VOCA) - Devotes resources to provide direct services to victims of crime to help them recover and to navigate the justice system.

Criminal Justice Planning Fund No. 421 - Fills system gaps throughout all areas of the criminal justice system and supports innovative concepts and best practices to achieve a safer Texas for all citizens.

DNA Test Kit Grant Program - Provides relief to laboratories to reduce the backlog of sexual assault kits in Texas.

Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) - Promotes public safety efforts, crime reduction, and system improvements.
See CJD’s FY2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance – Federal Grant Application

Internet Crimes Against Children - Supports investigation of internet crimes against children through task forces made up of multi-agency law enforcement personnel throughout urban Texas cities.

Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Program (JJDP) - Supports prevention and intervention programs for at-risk youth.

National Incident-Based Reporting Program (NIBRS) - Helps law enforcement agencies move to incident-based crime reporting to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (Coverdell) - Reduces backlog and improves quality and timeliness in forensic laboratories.

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for Prisoners (RSAT) - Provides substance abuse treatment for incarcerated offenders.

Sexual Assault Services Formula Grant Program (SASP) - Supports rape crisis centers that provide core services to victims of sexual assault.

Specialty Courts Program - Supports programs that focus on treatment for those with substance abuse or mental health issues or the specific needs of Veterans or sexually exploited persons.

STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program (VAWA) - Supports victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking through staff training, prevention and awareness, data collection, legal assistance, and treatment for trauma.

Texas Anti-Gang Grant Program (TAG) - Supports targeted, regional approaches to combat gang violence by coordinating prevention, intervention, and suppression activities.

Truancy Prevention and Intervention - Provides for juvenile case managers to provide truancy prevention and intervention services.

For fuller information about programs, to learn more, or to review current funding opportunities, see eGrants for current opportunities.