5227 Board of State and Community Corrections
4940 - ADMINISTRATION, RESEARCH AND PROGRAM SUPPORT
The objective of the Administration, Research and Program Support Program is to provide policy direction, accountability, administrative oversight, and support to ensure the overall success of all programs. Additionally, the program will evaluate the short-term and long-term goals of the BSCC related to data collection and research. Data collection efforts will include an analysis of cost-effective, promising and evidence-based strategies that will be used to inform best practices related to the state's criminal justice system.
4945 - CORRECTIONS PLANNING AND GRANT PROGRAMS
The objective of the Corrections Planning and Grant Program is to provide leadership in the development, administration, and evaluation of programs and plans to improve the effectiveness of state and local correctional systems. Specifically, the program provides technical assistance and training in planning and program implementation. In addition, the program is responsible for reviewing plans for implementing 2011 public safety realignment submitted by counties and providing technical assistance and coordination to local governments.
4950 - LOCAL FACILITY STANDARDS, OPERATIONS AND CONSTRUCTION
The objective of the Local Facility Standards, Operations and Construction Program is to work in collaboration with local corrections agencies to maintain and enhance the safety, security, and efficiency of state and local jails and juvenile detention facilities. This program also works in collaboration with state and local government agencies in administering funding for local detention facility construction projects.
4955 - STANDARDS AND TRAINING FOR LOCAL CORRECTIONS
The objective of the Standards and Training for Local Corrections Program is to work directly with local corrections officials to establish minimum standards for personnel selection and training. This program also provides technical assistance to agencies to improve local training outcomes, administers a statewide training course certification process designed to ensure the competence of local corrections professionals, and provides funding to local agencies to offset a portion of the costs associated with meeting these training standards.