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Crime Victim Witness Assistant - State

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The City of Minneapolis is not a primary recipient on this project. No Federal Report XML is submitted for this project.

Dollars Awarded

$177,083

Project Status

Fully completed

Project Description

The Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office seeks funding for a victim/witness assistant to work with victims of general crime. The new victim/witness assistant will be able to provide increased support for victims, explain the criminal justice process and make referrals to resources. The goal is to increase victim participation in cases, improve prosecution outcomes and decrease dismissals caused by the failure of victims and witnesses to appear for trial and provide greater assistance to crime victims.

Funding Program

MN Department of Public Safety: Byrne Justice Assistance Grant

Responsibility for Implementation

City Attorney

Funding Agency

US Department of Justice

Dollars Leveraged

$177,083

Dollars Leveraged Description

Dollars leveraged for Victim Witness Assistant Salary, Fringe, office supplies, cell phone, and monthly desktop computer charges from 1/1/2010 - 12/31/11.

Dollars Requested

$177,083

Projected Jobs Created

1

Award Type

Grant

Sub-recipient Names

Minneapolis, City of

Vendor Names

No vendors have been contracted to date.

Recovery Funds Spent to Date

$177,083

Last updated Mar. 14, 2014