Grants, Funding, Strategies & Initiatives

Grant Portfolio

District Attorney Timothy Cruz’s Grant Department works hand in hand with all Divisions and Units of the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office as well as Community Partners to provide resources throughout Plymouth County.

To date, our Grant Department under District Attorney Cruz’s administration, has been awarded $24,082,049.40 to assist our prosecutors and staff in providing services to victims of crime and preventative programming and resources to all of our residents within Plymouth County in an effort to keep our county safe.


EOPSS / OGR: Byrne JAG-Safer Communities Initiative

Grant Award: $99,549.70

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of Grant:

1 Year- FY2022

Objective:

The PCDAO will utilize funding to support:

  • The community based Safe Streets intiative including its Ceasefire strategy in Brockton to reduce gun violence by:
    • continuing to improve access to NBIN technology
    • engage community members in meeting them where they are at
    • follow up in neighborhoods with next-day post shooting interviews, ballistics collection and promote police/clergy/probation ridealongs.
  • The implementation of prevention programing such as “Shop Talks” during trade classes at the vocational schools that accept students across Plymouth County to address opioid use and high school dropouts.
  • The Hoop Alliance Mentoring Hoop League at Brockton High School focuses on the highest level of basketball competition and combines it with a mentoring aspect for Brockton teens ages 13-18.
    • The program is a first of its kind, as it gives an opportunity for individuals from Brockton, who are collegiate athletes, graduates and pro players to come back during the summer and give back to their community through mentorship roles.
    • 6 teams total with 5 mentors (collegiate athlete/pros) per team
    • Topics of discussion in mentoring sessions:
      • What your G.P.A. and S.A.T. numbers should look like
      • Importance of reputation, great character, consistency
      • College prep
      • Networking
      • Public speaking skills
      • Drug awareness
      • Gun prevention
      • Law enforcement & inner city youth engagement

Our Partners:

  • HighPoint Treatment Center
  • Brockton Public Schools
  • Southeastern Regional Vo-tech
  • South Shore Vo-tech
  • Old Colony Regional Vo-tech
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • United States Attorney’s Office
  • Plymouth County Faith Community
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2022 $99,549.70

DOJ / COSSAP: Drug Endangered Children’s Initiative (DECI)

Grant Award: $1,185,239.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

3 Year Grant- FY2022-FY2024

Objective:

  • DECI is an initiative of the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force which stems from DA Cruz’s Childhood Trauma Initiative’s Handle with Care Program.
  • Hire a DECI program coordinator
  • Create the Plymouth County DEC Alliance
  • Create the Massachusetts State Alliance- DA Tim Cruz, & DA Joe Early, Co-Chair, Sheriff Joe McDonald, Vice Chair
  • To provide direct services to drug endangered children
  • To raise awareness for agencies that come into contact with drug endangered children
  • To assist agencies in identifying drug endangered children
  • Train police and educators on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Our Partners:

  • United Way Family Center
  • Plymouth County Outreach (PCO)
  • Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (TLPI)
  • Balance 4 Kids
  • Calmer Choice
  • To the Moon & Back
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2022 $418,278.00
FY2023 $383,767.00
FY2024 $383,194.00

BJA: Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI)

Grant Award: $2,289,393.50

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

3 Year Grant- FY2022-FY2024

Objective:

  • Improve accountability by facilitating a multidisciplinary working group to inventory, track and expeditiously test all sexual assault kits (SAKs).
  • Collect and test DNA
  • Improve collaboration to investigate and prosecute sexual assault cases
  • Optimize victim service.
  • Hire a Sexual Assault Cold Case Investigator
  • Hire an onsite Coordinator
  • Laboratory services- Massachusetts State Police
  • Overtime pay for local police departments
  • Hire a dedicated ADA in year 2 of the grant
  • Hire a dedicated VWA in year 3 of the grant

Our Partners:

  • Health Imperatives
  • Plymouth County Chiefs Association
  • Massachusetts State Police
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2022 $1,008,352.00
FY2023 $772,318.00
FY2024 $508,723.50

BJAG: Pilot Program- Diversion

Grant Award: $99,899.59

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2022

Objective:

  • Pilot Project to screen applications for complaints in an effort to improve overall court congestion and efficiency.
  • Ensure that charging decisions are appropriate- identify and work with law enforcement and the clerk to correct any over, under, or incorrect charging applications.
  • DA’s Office will be able to offer the Diversion Program, including drug diversion at an early intercept.
  • DA’s Office is partnering with a clinician to screen potential drug diversion clients.

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts Trial Court
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2022 $99,899.59

DOJ / OVC: Human Trafficking Task Force

Grant Award: $750,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

3 Year Grant FY2021-FY2023

Objective:

  • Create the Plymouth County Human Trafficking Task Force
    • Hire a project coordinator
    • Develop task force protocols & procedures
  • Provide training and professional development across Plymouth County
  • Improve:
    • Public awareness
    • Survivor outreach
    • Investigations to hold traffickers accountable

Our Partners:

  • Health Imperatives
  • Bridgewater State University
  • FBI
  • Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2021 $252,423.00
FY2022 $250,375.00
FY2023 $247,202.00

DOJ: FY20 Innovative Prosecution Solution (IPS)

Grant Award: $340,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

2 Year Grant- FY2021-FY2022

Objective:

  • Enhance & Support the PCDAO’s Safe Streets Initiative
  • Develop a Safe Streets Community Coalition
  • Expand the existing Ceasefire Initiative
  • Study the Juvenile Justice System to identify risk factors associated with gun violence and intercept points for diversion and programming.

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Mayor’s Office
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • FBI
  • Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department
  • Adult Probation
  • Juvenile Probation
  • United Way’s Family Center
  • Choices 4 Teens
  • People Affecting Community Change (PACC)
  • New Life Temple of Holiness
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2021 $167,748.00
FY2022 $172,252.00

MOVA: Drunk Driving Trust Fund

Grant Award: $24,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

2 Year Grant- FY2021-FY2022

Objective:

  • Raise awareness through:
    • PSAs
    • Make it Home Campaign

Our Partners:

  • Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force Members
  • Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department
  • High Point Treatment Center’s “The Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative (BAPC)” created in 2015 with our SAMHSA: Drug Free Communities Grant-Phase 2
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2021 $12,000.00
FY2022 $12,000.00

MOVA: VOCA Human Trafficking Trust Fund

Grant Amount: $10,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2021

Objective:

  • Host 2 events with a guest survivor speaker to raise awareness of Human Trafficking
  • Emergency Kits- provide gift cards for survivor essential items, such as food, clothing, toiletries
  • Ridesharing- provide Uber/Lyft gift cards for survivor’s transportation, to enable them to attend medical meetings and court appointments
  • Provide emergency shelter to help survivors transition out of dependence from trafficker
  • Provide a temporary cell phone while the survivors actual cell phone is being forensically investigated

Our Partners:

  • Health Imperatives
  • Bridgewater State University
  • FBI
  • Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2021 $10,000.00

MOVA: VOCA Access for Victim Rights (AVR) Grant

Grant Amount: $310,129.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2021

Objective:

Monies can be used to provide support to victims and witnesses of crime as they participate in the criminal justice system and assert their rights as victims, via increases to Victim/Witness Advocate staffing; transportation and travel costs to be present at a criminal matter involving them; and/or interpretation and translation services for victim and witness meetings.

  • Fund a Human Trafficking Advocate
  • Fund a Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) Advocate
  • Fund an Unsolved Homicide/Sexual Assault Advocate
  • Fund a second Domestic Violence Advocate to work within the Brockton District Court
  • Travel funds so that victims may attend court hearings and trial
  • Funding for interpreter services for victim meetings
  • Funding for translation services to translate Victim Assistance Program brochures and any other related materials for victims/families and witnesses of violent crime.
  • Funding for 3 cell phones for Superior Court Advocates
  • Funding for laptops for Superior Court Advocates working remotely

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA)
  • Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2021 $310,129.00

MOVA: VOCA Emergency Funds

Grant Award: $50,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2021

Objective:

  • Provide emergency assistance to victims of Domestic Abuse during the Pandemic
  • Provide pre-paid gift cards which will allow victims to purchase clothing, diapers, groceries and essential items in this time of need
  • Provide gas cards to assist victims looking to escape an abusive situation to attend meetings (obtain restraining orders, continuations of restraining orders, etc.) or appointments (doctor’s visits)
  • Provide monies for emergency housing for domestic violence victims and their families while advocates work with these victims to find a safe and more permanent housing solution.

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA)
  • Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2021 $50,000.00

MACA / VOCA-CSEC Training Stipend

Grant Award: $2,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2021

Objective:

  • Training for CSEC Case Manager & CSEC Coordinator

Our Partners:

  • Plymouth County Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Massachusetts Children’s Alliance (MACA)
  • Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2021 $2,000.00

SAMHSA: STOP Underage Drinking Grant

Grant Award: $250,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

5 Year Grant- FY2020-FY2024

Objective:

  • Expand access to prevention resources for vocational students.
  • Fund activities such as:
    • Guest speakers
    • PhotoVoice
    • Social media campaigns
    • Student created PSAs
  • Fund staff training
  • Fund an SRO from Hanover PD for South Shore Vo-Tech

Our Partners:

  • High Point Treatment Center’s “The Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative (BAPC)” created in 2015 with our SAMHSA: Drug Free Communities Grant-Phase 2
  • South Shore Vocational Technical High School
  • Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2020 $50,000.00
FY2021 $50,000.00
FY2022 $50,000.00
FY2023 $50,000.00
FY2024 $50,000.00

DOJ: FY19 Innovative Prosecution Solution (IPS)

Grant Award: $360,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

2 Year Grant- FY2020-FY2021

Objective:

  • Enhance & Support the PCDAO’s Safe Streets Initiative
  • Develop a Safe Streets Community Coalition
  • Expand the existing Ceasefire Initiative
  • Study the Juvenile Justice System to identify risk factors associated with gun violence and intercept points for diversion and programming.

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Mayor’s Office
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • FBI
  • Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department
  • Adult Probation
  • Juvenile Probation
  • United Way’s Family Center
  • Choices 4 Teens
  • People Affecting Community Change (PACC)
  • New Life Temple of Holiness
  • Life After Death
  • Kelley Research & Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2020 $181,021.00
FY2021 $178,979.00

MOVA: VOCA Victims of Crime Act (CAC)

Grant Award: $420,719.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

4 Years- FY2019-FY2022

Objective:

  • Staffing:
    • Fund full time Forensic Interviewer
    • 2 part time mental health clinicians
  • Daily operating expenses
  • Victim Services:
    • Transportation
    • Food / beverages
  • Interview equipment
  • Training for staff

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA)
  • BAMSI
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2019 $98,445.00
FY2020 $101,555.00
FY2021 $110,359.50
FY2022 $110,359.50

MACA Awarded VOCA Grant for a Statewide CSEC Service Enhancement Project

Grant Award: $290,978.77

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

4 Year Grant- FY2019-FY2022

Objective:

  • The Massachusetts Children’s Alliance (MACA) awarded two separate Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) 2 year grants, for FY2019-FY2020, and FY2021-FY2022, to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office’s CAC to continue, and build upon, the innovative service response for high risk youth, including those youth who are being trafficked.
  • This new “Statewide CSEC Service Enhancement Project” offers sustainability and service enhancement for children impacted by commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC), by ensuring that a coordinated, trauma informed response is available statewide.
  • Staffing:
    • A dedicated CSEC Case Manager
    • A dedicated CSEC Coordinator
    • both positions will be at the Plymouth County Children’s Advocacy Center to coordinate the multidisciplinary team response to at-risk and sexually exploited children.
  • Office equipment:
    • Furniture
    • Laptop
    • Desktop computer
    • printer
    • cell phone

Our Partners:

  • BAMSI
  • Massachusetts Children’s Alliance (MACA)
  • Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2019 $56,250.00
FY2020 $77,272.77
FY2021 $78,239.00
FY2022 $79,217.00

DOJ / OVC: Drug Endangered Children’s Initiative (DECI)

Grant Award: $541,300.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

3 Year Grant- FY2019-FY2021

Objective:

  • DECI is an initiative of the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force which stems from DA Cruz’s Childhood Trauma Initiative’s Handle with Care Program
  • Enhance the Handle with Care Program to include drug endangered children
  • To provide direct services to drug endangered children
  • To raise awareness for agencies that come into contact with drug endangered children
  • To assist agencies in identifying drug endangered children
  • Train police and educators on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Our Partners:

  • United Way Family Center
  • Plymouth County Outreach (PCO)
  • Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (TLPI)
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2019 $181,496.00
FY2020 $177,735.00
FY2021 $182,069.00

JRI: Justice Resource Institute- Commercial Exploitation of Children

Grant Award: $10,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

1 year- FY2018

Objective:

  • Funds for out of state training for CAC/CSEC staff
  • Funds for in state training for CAC/CSEC staff
  • Funds for printing of materials

Our Partners:

  • Justice Resource Institute
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2018 $10,000.00

MACA: Massachusetts Children’s Alliance

Grant Award: $115,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

4 Year Grant- FY2016-FY2019

Objective:

  • Host a Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Symposium
  • Annual CAC Open House
  • CAC Community Training
  • Training for staff:
    • 2017 National Leadership Conference in Washington DC
    • 7th Annual MACA Statewide Conference
  • NCAtrak subscription-2019

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts Children’s Alliance
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2016 $25,000.00
FY2017 $35,000.00
FY2018 $10,000.00
FY2019 $45,000.00 ($35,000 + $15,000 supplement)

MOVA: Victim Services Training Grant

Grant Award: $1552.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

FY2017-3 Days-9/26/17-9/28/17

Objective:

  • Funds used to send 4 Plymouth County Victim Advocates to the statewide New Advocate Training in Sturbridge, MA
  • Advocates will have a better understanding of their role and responsibilities
  • Training will strengthen advocates’ knowledge and understanding of the many service agencies available to assist the victims, witnesses and families that they work with each day
  • Training will better educate the advocates on relevant issues an available resources throughout the victim service community

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA)
Grant Year: Grant Amount:
FY2017 $1552.00

MDAA: MA State Legislature Drug Diversion and Education

Grant Award: $318,150.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

7 Year Grant- FY2016-FY2022

Objective:

2016

  • Create the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force’s Database to be implemented county-wide and utilized by the Drug Abuse Task Force’s PCO initiative-$20,000.00
  • Fund the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force Annual Conference
  • Fund the Hazelden Institute Conference- Building Community Coalitions- which included a CD entitled “Toolkit for Community Action” which was dispersed to each community within Plymouth County.
  • Drug Story Theater presentations across Plymouth County Schools

2017

  • Continued financial support for the enhancement of the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force’s Database, utilized by the Drug Abuse Task Force’s PCO initiative- $20,000.00
  • Fund the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force Annual Conference
  • Hosted a series of Recovery Coach Academy Workshops in collaboration with the Department of Public Health’s Bureau of Substance Abuse Services for Recovery Coaches and Police Officers.
  • Drug Story Theater presentations across Plymouth County Schools
  • Begin trainings with school districts across Plymouth County on Drug Endangered Children
  • Partner with Signature Healthcare to present SportSmart initiative to Plymouth County Schools to educate student-athletes and parents to properly manage pain medication
  • Partial funding split with Drug Free Communities grant phase II of the Standard Modern Bill- Drug Education Curriculum Handbooks
  • Opioid awareness materials for the Medical subcommittee of the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force for fire departments

2018

  • $20,025.00 for Kelley Research Associates to enhance the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force’s web-based Database, utilized by the Drug Abuse Task Force’s PCO initiative
  • $20,000.00 to HighPoint for BAPC- Project Coordinator
  • $4,975.00 for one Drug Story Theater presentation in Plymouth County

2019

  • $20,000.00 to Kelley Research Associates to incorporate DataVis into the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force database, which is utlized by PCO
    • DataVis was hired to pilot 7 police departments in Plymouth County, utilizing a tool in IMC called Special Studies. This tool ensures that each department is capturing all of Plymouth County Outreach CIMS data fields directly from the scene and/or from Dispatch, with the goal to export that data automatically from IMC into the KRA CIMS or other data sites through DataVis and Special Studies.  This software easily links to existing systems and databases within agencies and departments.
  • $5,000.00-Fund the “To The Moon And Back” Neo Natal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) conference at 1620 Hotel on May 10, 2019. Approx 250 attendees were in attendance
  • $3,000.00 for one Drug Story Theater presentation in Plymouth County
  • $3,768.81 to fund the HighPoint Youth Summit at Stonehill College June 2019
  • $4,000.00-The United Way’s Family Center-Sober Mommies program
  • $4,132.14 for Drug Court support
    • Send 2 Assistant District Attorney’s to NADCP Conference
    • Promotional supplies for EB Hope 2nd annual Behavioral Health Fair
  • $1400.00-Fund The United Way of Greater Plymouth County Leadership Conference
  • $3,699.05- Present Taylor’s Message at Hanover High School

2020

  • Mini Grants Awarded to support community programming:
    • Drug Story Theater- $10,000.00
    • Calmer Choice- $7,000.00
    • To The Moon And Back- $5,000.00
    • Calmer Choice- $7,000.00
    • Taylor’s Message aka Sullivan’s Message- $7,000.00
    • 24 Hr. Power- Recovery Graffiti- $5,000.00
    • Pembroke Titan’s Against Drugs (PTAD)- $4,000.00
    • Duxbury FACTS- $4,000.00
    • Hingham CARES- $3,000.00

2021

  • Mini Grants Awarded to support community programming:
    • South Shore Peer Recovery- $4,000.00
    • The Anchor of Hull- $4,000.00
    • Hingham CARES- $4,000.00
    • Marshfield FACTS- $4,000.00
    • PTAD- $4,000.00
    • Choices 4 Teens- $3,500.00
    • 24 Hr. Pwr- Recovery Graffiti- $3,500.00
    • Homeless Improvement Project- $5,000.00
    • People Affecting Community Change (PACC)- $5,000.00
    • Hingham Comfort Dog- $5,000.00
    • PCO Initiative- Recovery Workshop with PAARI- $4,450.00

2022

Mini Grants Awarded to support community programming:

  • South Shore Peer Recovery- $4,000.00
  • The Anchor of Hull- $4,000.00
  • Hingham CARES- $4,000.00
  • Marshfield FACTS- $4,000.00
  • PTAD- $4,000.00
  • People Affecting Community Change (PACC)- $1500.00
  • Brockton Comfort Dog- $5,000.00
  • East Bridgewater Comfort Dog- $3950.00
  • Hanover Comfort Dog- $5,000.00
  • Hanson Comfort Dog- $5,000.00
  • Scituate Comfort Dog- $5,000.00

Our Partners:

  • The Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2016 $45,450.00
FY2017 $45,450.00
FY2018 $45,450.00
FY2019 $45,450.00
FY2020 $45,450.00
FY2021 $45,450.00
FY2022 $45,450.00

EOPSS: Summer Education Program

Grant Award: $46,440.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

3 Year Grant- FY2017-FY2019

Objective:

The Plymouth County Drug & Alcohol Resistance Education Summer Program is a week long program that mentors and helps youth build the necessary resilience to overcome Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) The focus of our program is to:

  • Promote respect for oneself and for others
  • Foster positive relationships
  • Teach team building skills
  • Teach leadership skills
  • Provide children with skills to just say no to drugs and alcohol

Our Partners:

  • Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department
  • Abington Police Department
  • Bridgewater Police Department
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Carver Police Department
  • Duxbury Police Department
  • East Bridgewater Police Department
  • Hanover Police Department
  • Hanson Police Department
  • Hingham Police Department
  • Hull Police Department
  • Lakeville Police Department
  • Marshfield Police Department
  • Norwell Police Department
  • Pembroke Police Department
  • Plymouth Police Department
  • Plympton Police Department
  • Rockland Police Department
  • Scituate Police Department
  • Wareham Police Department
  • West Bridgewater Police Department
  • Whitman Police Department
  • Massasoit Community College
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2017 $15,480.00
FY2018 $15,480.00
FY2019 $15,480.00

AG: Youth Opioid Prevention

Grant Award: $9,500.00

Target Area:

Bridgewater, Brockton, East Bridgewater, Halifax, Hanson, Kingston, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Wareham, Whitman

Duration of the Grant:

2 Year Grant– FY2016-FY2019

Objective:

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)- Helping Traumatized Children Learn & the Drug Endangered Children Learn Professional Development Pilot Program
    • The Plymouth County District Attorney in partnership with the Attorney General’s Office will provide “Handle with Care (HWC)” training and technical assistance in collaboration with the Trauma and Learning Policy Institute (TLPI) to 8 interested Plymouth County public school districts.
  • Our goal is to have these 8 public school departments in Plymouth County implementing trauma informed care as a substance use prevention strategy.
  • Train School Department personnel and Police Department personnel to understand the connection between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and addiction.
  • Establish HWC communication protocols between schools and their respective police departments to identify students that are in need of trauma informed care.
  • School will implement HWC for effective trauma informed responses within their school in order to address ACEs and prevent further addiction.

Our Partners:

  • Attorney General’s Office
  • Mass Teacher’s Association
  • Trauma & Learning Policy Institute
  • Bridgewater-Raynham School District
  • Brockton School District
  • East Bridgewater School District
  • Pembroke School District
  • Plymouth School District
  • Silver Lake School District
  • Wareham School District
  • Whitman-Hanson School District
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2016-FY2019 $9,500.00

SAMHSA: Drug Free Communities-Phase 2- The creation of the Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative (BAPC)

Grant Award: $625,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton, East Bridgewater, Hanson, Rockland, Whitman

Duration of the Grant:

5 Year Grant- FY2015-FY2019

Objective:

  • Partner with High Point Treatment Center to fund and support the creation of the “Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative”-(BAPC)
  • “BAPC” is a partnership between:
    • The Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office
    • The Brockton Mayor’s Office
    • High Point Treatment Center
    • Brockton Public Schools
    • East Bridgewater Public Schools
    • Whitman-Hanson Regional School District
    • Rockland Public Schools
  • Fund and support all initiatives created by “BAPC” to specifically address opioid awareness and education
  • Fund the creation of websites for the BAPC Collaborative, the EB Hope Collaborative, the Whitman-Hanson Will Collaborative and the Rockland Cares Collaborative
  • Trainings & Travel:
    • In state and local travel
    • Out of state travel for BAPC members and PCDAO staff to attend the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit
    • 2017 conferences in Georgia, Nevada and California
  • 2-IPad Air2 for BAPC staff
  • Promotional items for BAPC, such as pens, journals, water bottles etc.
  • Translation services for marketing materials
  • Speakers fees and materials for the BAPC Annual Conference and Opioid Rememberance Vigils
  • School Surveys for grades 8, 10 & 12 in East Bridgewater, Whitman, Hanson and Rockland to be evaluated by Kelley Research Associates
  • Salaries for High Point Treatment employees who are overseeing the grant as BAPC Project Coordinator and BAPC Assistant Project Coordinator
  • Prescription Drug Speaker Series in the five BAPC communities
  • Overtime for local police officers during Mobile Drug Take Back events in all 5 communities
  • Overtime for Brockton Police officer to present “Not My Kid” presentations in all 5 communities
  • CADCA Membership
  • Direct marketing campaign created by Stonehill College’s The Learning Center & Hairpin
  • Insight Formation
  • Billboards to display PhotoVoice projects in the 5 BAPC communities
  • Printing of:
    • BAPC brochures
    • PSA placards
    • Informational brochures for pizza boxes
    • Informational brochures for lunch room trays
    • Informational brochures for doctor offices, hospitals, police departments within the 5 BAPC communities
    • Full page ad in Brockton Parent’s Magazine three times per year, total of 15 ads
  • Stipends for youth groups in the 5 BAPC communities upon successful completion of a project based activity which supports and promotes BAPC
  • PhotoVoice displays in the 5 communities of BAPC
    • Printing Photos
    • Mounting Photos
    • Print and mount quotes, as well as their translation
    • Camera for each student participant

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Mayor’s Office
  • Brockton Public Schools
  • East Bridgewater Public Schools
  • Rockland Public Schools
  • Whitman-Hanson Regional School District
  • HighPoint Treatment Center
  • Stonehill College
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2015 $125,000.00
FY2016 $125,000.00
FY2017 $125,000.00
FY2018 $125,000.00
FY2019 $125,000.00

MACA: MA Children’s Alliance Sub Award

Grant Award: $32,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

4 Year Grant- FY2015-FY2018

Objective:

  • Staffing
  • Interpreter Services
  • Interview equipment
  • Training for staff
    • Basic Training in Minneapolis (August 2016)
    • Advanced Training in Ohio (September 2016)
    • Disability Training in Alabama (October 2016)
  • Web site design
  • NCAtrak subscription

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts Children’s Alliance (MACA)
  • National Children’s Alliance (NCA)
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2015 $9,000.00
FY2016 $9,000.00
FY2017 $7,000.00
FY2018 $7,000.00

EOPSS: Juvenile Accountability Grant (JAG) Heroin & Opioid Prevention

Grant Award: $331,737.25

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

2 Year Grant- FY2017-FY2018

Objective:

  • Support, establish, and strengthen the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force, created in 2015:
    • Host trainings for all 27 towns
    • Develop the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force Website- otf.plymouthda.com
    • Fund the development of Plymouth County Outreach
    • Fund the development of a county-wide database to track overdoses and trends
    • Fund the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force Annual Conference
      • Speaker’s fee
      • Venue fee
    • Work with schools & community groups to improve health education & community awareness in an effort to reduce the demand for opioid use.
    • Staffing:
      • Assistant District Attorney to specifically handle opioid prosecutions.
      • Fund State Police Investigations
    • Support existing treatment options
    • Subscription to the Prescription Monitoring Program database

Our Partners:

  • 27 Plymouth County Police Departments
  • Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • State Police Detectives- Plymouth County
  • Signature Healthcare-Brockton
  • Beth Israel Deaconess- Plymouth
  • South Shore Hospital
  • HighPoint Treatment Center
  • Emergency Medical Services / Fire Services
  • New Testament Church
  • Archdiocese of Boston- Chaplaincy Program
  • Bridgewater State University
  • Stonehill College
  • Massasoit Community College
  • Quincy College
  • Independence Academy
  • Kelley Research & Associates: Data Research & Database Development
Our Partners: Amount of Grant:
FY2017 $165,904.00
FY2018 $165,833.25

EOPSS: Juvenile Accountability Block Grant (JABG)

Grant Award: $62,855.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2014

Objective:

  • Diversion and restorative justice programs
  • Mentoring students
  • Trainings for law enforcement on effective interactions with youth to address disproportionate minority contact in the juvenile justice system.

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Police Department
  • Brockton Public Schools
  • Stonehill College
  • Coaching 4 Change
  • Kelley Research & Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2014 $62,855.00

MOVA: VOCA & ARRA-Victim’s of Crime Act (DV)

Grant Award: $1,161,694.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

3 Year VOCA ARRA Grant- FY2010-FY2012

10 Year VOCA Grant- FY2013-FY2022

Objective:

  • Staffing:
    • Fund a full time Domestic Violence Advocate within the Plymouth District Court
  • Effectively provide victim services such as, information, support, court accompaniment and referrals to victims and families affected by domestic abuse
  • Provide consistent advocacy to victims of domestic abuse and intimate partner sexual assault by following cases from the initial arraignment to a final disposition
  • Assist victims with issues that emerge as a result of charges being filed and/or the victim leaving the abusive situation
  • Actively participate in the Safety First Initiative and the local area Task Forces on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault which allows for information sharing, promotes best practices, identifies gaps in services and a cooperative collaboration with law enforcement, court personnel and outside community agencies.
  • Funds for transportation expenses for victims
  • Translation services for Domestic Violence Brochures
  • Funds for Printing of Domestic Violence Brochures, “Be Safe At Home” cards, training materials
  • Operating expenses: food/beverages, transportation

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA)
  • Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)
  • SAFEPLAN Program
  • South Shore Resource and Advocacy Center
  • A New Day
  • Family and Community Resources
  • Plymouth Area Community Roundtable on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (The Roundtable includes representatives from law enforcement, advocacy agencies, court personnel, schools, medical facilities, interfaith organizations, elder affairs, mental health service and service providers in the Plymouth District Court)
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2010 $34,263.00
FY2011 $69,083.00
FY2012 $68,832.00
FY2013 $56,595.00
FY2014 $67,164.00
FY2015 $67,164.00
FY2016 $67,164.00
FY2017 $75,000.00
FY2018 $75,000.00
FY2019 $137,345.00
FY2020 $133,655.00
FY2021 $158,431.00
FY2022 $151,998.00

EOPSS: Governor’s Highway Safety Bureau- Underage Drinking Prevention Conference

Grant Award: $9,932.44

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2013

Objective:

  • Put on 2 Youth Conferences
    • Brockton Youth Summit- June 2013
    • South Shore FACTS Conference- September 2013
  • Provide Brockton Public Schools Advisor Training 2013

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Public Schools
  • Brockton SADD
  • City of Brockton
  • HighPoint Treatment Center
  • South Shore FACTS
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2013 $9,932.44

EOPSS: Formula Grant: Gang Prevention Through Targeted Outreach

Grant Award: $140,998.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

2 Year Grant- FY2012-FY2013

Objective:

  • Staffing:
    • Hire a Detention Diversion Officer at the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office to work with the Boys & Girls Club of Brockton to reinstate the highly effective “Gang Prevention Through Targeted Outreach” Program
  • Pre arrest youth diversion and restorative justice program
  • Post arrest youth diversion and restorative justice program
  • Mentoring students
  • Educational programming with guest speaker honorariums at Disproportionate Minority Contact Forums
  • Recreational programming
  • Grant program evaluation

Our Partners:

  • Boys & Girls Club of Brockton
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Brockton Juvenile Court
  • Kelley Research & Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY 2012 $36,202
FY2013 $104,796.00

EOPSS: Underage Drinking Prevention Conference Program
Governor’s Highway Safety Bureau

Grant Award: $9,796.80

Target Area:

Brockton, Hingham, Plymouth

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2012

Objective:

  • SADD Promotional Items & Printed Materials for the Brockton SADD, Hingham SADD and Plymouth SADD
  • SADD trainings for students in Brockton, Hingham and Plymouth
  • Community engagement meetings/ pre-prom meetings for students/parents/community members in Brockton, Hingham and Plymouth
  • Venue rentals for meetings and trainings in Brockton, Hingham and Plymouth
  • Speaker’s fees for trainings

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Police Department
  • Hingham Police Department
  • Plymouth Police Department
  • Brockton Public Schools
  • Hingham Public Schools
  • Plymouth Public Schools
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY22012 $9,796.80

MACA: MA Children’s Alliance

Grant Award: $425,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

13 Year Grant- FY2010-FY2022

Objective:

  • Staffing
  • Interview equipment
  • Training for staff

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts Children’s Alliance
  • BAMSI
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2010 $23,000.00
FY2011 $23,000.00
FY2012 $20,250.00
FY2013 $21,250.00
FY2014 $21,250.00
FY2015 $21,250.00
FY2016 $25,000.00
FY2017 $35,000.00
FY2018 $35,000.00
FY2019 $50,000.00
FY2020 $50,000.00
FY2021 $50,000.00
FY2022 $50,000.00

DOJ: Justice Assistance Grant Recovery (ARRA)

Grant Award: $1,053,655.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2009

What can JAG fund?

  • state and local initiatives
  • technical assistance and training
  • contractual support
  • personnel
  • overtime
  • equipment and supplies
  • information systems

Our Objective & Partners:

  • Abington Police Department
  • Bridgewater Police Department
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Carver Police Department
  • Hanson Police Department
  • Hingham Police Department
  • Hull Police Department
  • Kingston Police Department
  • Marshfield Police Department
  • Middleboro Police Department
  • Pembroke Police Department
  • Plymouth Police Department
  • Rockland Police Department
  • Wareham Police Department
  • Kelley Research & Associates: Data Research

Abington Police Department$24,946.00

  • Purchase the Quantar Radio Repeater, Cross Agency Software to assist in the upgrade of their radio system, through the purchase of back-up repeater, comparator, and related equipment that will be housed on-site at the new police facility.
  • Furnish and install black chain link fence around the new public basketball court

Bridgewater Police Department$12,232.00

  • Funds will be utilized to restore specialized training for Satucket Regional Tactical Team. their multi-jurisdictional tactical response group, which allows them to continue their participation in the Massachusetts Certification/Accreditation Program.

Brockton Police Department-$607,730.00

  • $554,730 will be utilized to purchase 14 new police cruisers, 1 prisoner transport van, mobile data terminals, ShotSpotter annual maintenance contract, ShotSpotter connection to surveillance cameras
  • $20,000 will be used to offset the overtime costs of sending Brockton police officers out with members of Juvenile/Adult Probation, Parole and Child Witness to Violence social workers to conduct home visits. 
  • $2,000 will be used to purchase Toughbook Laptop for the Impact Unit of Brockton PD who will have remote access to the in-house CAD system, Warrant Management System as well as to Massachusetts State Police information for warrant apprehensions. 
  • $1,000 will be used to offset cell phone service for the Crime Watch Officer who is responsible for assisting residents of the city to provide problem resolution afforded by the quick connection of a cell phone. 
  • $10,000 will be contracted with Maria Croker Tax Service of Brockton, MA to oversee the accounting of these grant funds. 
  • $20,000 will be used to hire Kelley Research Associates to continue crime analysis and daily bulletin issuance, which will continue the department’s new approach to data driven policing known as CompStat.

Carver Police Department-$15,61.00

  • Funds will be utilized to assist in the investigation and prosecution of individuals suspected of perpetrating Part 1 and 2 offenses, by using the funds for overtime costs associated with the investigations of such offenses.

Hanson Police Department-$22,210.00

  • Assist in the upgrade of equipment utilized within the special operations, investigative, and prosecution divisions.
    • Purchase infrared camera
    • Purchase laptop computer & software
    • Inter-agency information management system
    • Mobile inter-agency radio
    • Digital DVRs to record interviews/investigations
  • Overtime for officers to instruct the new program radKIDS (“resist aggression defensively”) that will be implemented to provide children with options and practical skills to recognize, avoid, and escape violence and abuse.

Hingham Police Department-$11,749.00

  • Fund a community policing patrol program which will include house checks, pharmacy walk throughs, patrols of areas determined to be in need of community policing services and any other duties as directed by the officer in charge of the shift deems to be in the best interest of the community, such as sobriety checkpoints and prescription drug disposal.

Hull Police Department-$20,601.00

  • Initiate a community policing patrol program which will include house checks, business walk throughs, patrols of other areas which are determined to be in need of community policing services and any other duties as directed by the officer in charge of the shift deemed to be in the best interest of the community.
  • Purchase the Hunter SmartShot Mugshot Capture and Retrieval System to upgrade an aging and obsolete computer and photographic equipment in the prisoner booking area with NSIT compliant mugshot capture system as well as software that will streamline the information sharing process within the department.

Kingston Police Department-$9,496.00

  • Purchase five (5) Tasers, which include the necessary training aides and air cartridges and three (3) Patrol Rifles, which include cruiser mounts and instillation.

Marshfield Police Department-$9,335.00

  • Equipment, software and installation to build-out of the town-wide camera surveillance project.

Middleborough Police Department$29,775.00

  • Supplement and improve investigation capabilities as well as additional overtime officers needed to investigate Part 1 crimes.

Pembroke Police Department-$17,382.00

  • Assist in the upgrade, maintenance, and training necessary to improve the records management and information sharing for the police department by purchasing laptop computers, upgrading their current records management and mobile servers, and subscribing to interagency sharing of records and necessary training.

Plymouth Police Department-$46,192.00

  • Purchase one (1) 2009 Ford E350 Prisoner Van to add to their current fleet of police vehicles
  • Computer for the report writing room
  • ink cartridges

Rockland Police Department-$11,588.00

  • Continue with Phase Two of its CCTV Video Security system upgrade, which includes the purchase and installation of two (2) Spectra IV SE Series external security cameras and four (4) Acer 26” widescreen LCD monitors to be used in conjunction with the exterior video security monitoring system.

Wareham Police Department-$109,443.00

  • Enhance their community policing related activities:
    • Reinstatement of Citizens Academies which educates the public about the duties and functions of police officers, what obstacles they face and how the citizens can assist them
    • Neighborhood Action Team, which works in conjunction to improve quality of life issues through targeting specific violations in problem areas around town
    • Landlord Assistance Program working with landlords to evict drug dealing and otherwise problem tenants
    • Traffic Enforcement Initiative which allows the department to supplement patrols with additional personnel and target problem areas, thereby reducing unsafe situations.
  • The first lease payment on 9 new cruisers
  • Purchase the No-Trac Mechanical Assist Filing System, accessories & installation
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2010 $1,053,655.00

DCF: BAMSI Plymouth County Children’s Advocacy Center

Grant Award: $1,500,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

14 Year Grant- FY2009-FY2022

Objective:

  • Staffing of the center
  • Overhead expenses for daily operation of the center
  • Interview equipment
  • Training and travel for staff

Our Partners:

  • BAMSI
  • Department of Children & Families
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2009 $50,000.00
FY2010 $50,000.00
FY2011 $50,000.00
FY2012 $50,000.00
FY2013 $100,000.00
FY2014 $100,000.00
FY2015 $100,000.00
FY2016 $100,000.00
FY2017 $100,000.00
FY2018 $100,000.00
FY2019 $175,000.00
FY2020 $175,000.00
FY2021 $175,000.00
FY2022 $175,000.00

DOJ: Strengthening Youth Mentoring through Community Partnerships (Brockton’s Promise)

Grant Award: $348,654.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

3 Year Grant- FY2009-FY2012

Objective:

  • Fund After School & Summer Mentoring Programs:
    • Hire Artists for Humanity, Inc. of Boston to run an at-risk youth mentoring program after school and during the summers to provide meaningful opportunity for the youth to acquire skills where they are respected for their contributions and to develop mentoring relationships that are so important to teens.
      • Staffing:
        • Hire a liaison to work on the project between Brockton High School and Arts for Humanity to streamline the referral process to make the program more accessible to the teens that need it most
      • Program materials
    • Boxer Buddies Program at Brockton High School:
      • Boxer Buddies pairs students with disabilities with typically developing peers to foster peer relationships and sense of unity.
      • Program runs during the school year, and during the summer break
      • Art supplies
      • Program tee shirts
      • Karaoke machine
    • Coaching For Change at the Boys & Girls Club of Brockton:
      • Coaching for Change provides at-risk teenagers with coach education and training as teenagers learn to coach youth sporting events put on by the program.
      • Teenagers are paired with college mentors and in addition to learning how to coach youth, they will go on a college tour and attend a college basketball game with their mentors.
    • Girls LEAP Program in the Brockton Public Schools:
      • Girls LEAP provides trademarked physical self-defense with a reflective curriculum

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Mayor’s Office
  • Brockton Public Schools
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Stonehill College
  • Bridgewater State College
  • Massasoit Community College
  • Boys & Girls Club of Brockton
  • Kelley Research & Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2009-FY2012 $348,654.00

COPS: Child Sexual Predator Program

Grant Award: $476,637.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

3 Year Grant- FY2009-FY2012

Objective:

  • Child Sexual Predator Program Joint Task Force with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office to reduce and prevent child endangerment.
  • Purchase IT equipment to improve information sharing between law enforcement and other service providers to investigate and prevent child sex crimes and to increase offender accountability.
  • Protect communities from sexual predators.
  • Manage high-risk offenders in the community through strategic problem analysis and response development; and establishing or enhancing any other efforts to locate, arrest, and prosecute known child sex offenders.
  • Start up costs associated with an information technology forensic lab
  • Host trainings on Internet & child sexual predator investigations
  • State Police overtime expense for VFAS team
  • PenLink System
  • Forensic Interview room designed by AdTech
  • Evaluation services of the grant program

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts State Police
  • Middlesex District Attorney’s Office
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • Kelley Research & Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2009-FY2012 $476,637.00

EOPSS: Underage Drinking

Grant Award: $10,337.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2009-FY2010

Objective:

  • Fund Youth Prevention programs
    • host two (2) one-day underage drinking prevention conferences in the spring of 2009 in Brockton and Plymouth that:
  1. Reinforce that underage drinking is a community-wide problem and we are all part of the solution.
  2. Mobilize community members to examine weaknesses or gaps in local policies/ordinances and take action to strengthen those policies.
  3. Introduce Environmental Strategies and the Social Norms Theory and their effectiveness in underage drinking prevention to community members.
  4. Recruit community members and identify funding opportunities to support local evidence-based programming.
  • The Plymouth County DA’s Office, HCSM and HPTC plan to provide web-based pre- and post-conference surveys for all participants to assess their increase in content knowledge and subsequent collaborative partnerships.
    • The pre-conference survey will be collected as participants register for the conference
    • The post-conference survey will be administered 4-6 weeks following the conference.  HCSM will analyze the data and provide a written report on findings
  • Creation of a SADD Students Against Drunk Driving at Brockton High
  • A Night Out to Brockton Rox

Our Partners:

  • Health Care of Southeastern Massachusetts, Inc.
  • High Point Treatment Center
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2009-FY2010 $10,337.00

EOPSS: Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) Gun Violence

Grant Award: $162,531.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

3 Year Grant- FY2008-FY2010

Objective:

  • Staffing:
    • Assistant District Attorney position
  • Fund Investigations for law enforcement
  • Fund Technical Assistance for law enforcement

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Police Department
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Our Partners: Amount of Grant: Grant Year:
FY2008- FY2009 $122,531.00
FY2009-FY2010 $40,000.00

EOPSS: Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) Gang Deterrence

Grant Award: $50,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2008

  • Develop and establish a project based learning initiative at the BB Russell School by expanding our existing Community Based Juvenile Justice (CBJJ) meetings by holding additional information gathering meetings at the BB Russell School on a monthly basis to provide a positive presence of police and youth serving agencies within the walls of the school itself.
  • Staffing:
    • Fund 2 part time outreach workers in conjunction with our EOPSS: PSN Gun Violence Reduction Plan grant to be assigned to the BB Russell School to connect students and families with direct services
  • Fund 8 Gang Education Trainings by G.R.E.A.T Officers of the Brockton Police Department at all Brockton Junior High/Middle Schools in conjunction with our EOPSS: PSN Gun Violence Reduction Plan grant
  • The Mayor’s Summer Faith-based Mini-Grant Parks & Recreation Cleanup:
    • Fund this faith based work program in conjunction with our EOPSS: PSN Gun Violence Reduction Plan grant by using the existing capacity of the Brockton Workforce Investment Board.
    • Hire 5 older youth (19-24 yrs of age) to supervise 25 youth (age 14-19) to clean up and maintain 4 Junior High School grounds and 2 parks on an on-going basis
    • At risk youth will be chosen to participate in a supervised playground clean up and maintenance program
  • Brockton After Dark:
    • Provide funding in conjunction with our EOPSS: PSN Gun Violence Reduction Plan grant for athletic/recreational summer programming to Brockton youth to include coaches, referees, timers, scorer
    • Attend organizational meetings
    • Provide equipment and supplies
  • Provide Overtime for the PSN Task Force in conjunction with our EOPSS: PSN Gun Violence Reduction Plan grant for:
    • Brockton Police Department
    • Massachusetts State Police Detectives
    • Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit

Our Partners:

  • The Brockton Mayor’s Office
  • BB Russell School Department
  • Brockton Public Schools
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Our Partners: Amount of Grant:
FY2008 $50,000

EOPSS: Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) Gun Violence Reduction Plan

Grant Award: $50,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY 2008

Objective:

  • Develop and establish a project based learning initiative at the BB Russell School by expanding our existing Community Based Juvenile Justice (CBJJ) meetings by holding additional information gathering meetings at the BB Russell School on a monthly basis to provide a positive presence of police and youth serving agencies within the walls of the school itself.
  • Staffing:
    • Fund 2 part time outreach workers in conjunction with our EOPSS: PSN Anti-Gang Deterrence & Prevention grant to be assigned to the BB Russell School to connect students and families with direct services
  • Fund 8 Gang Education Trainings by G.R.E.A.T Officers of the Brockton Police Department at all Brockton Junior High/Middle Schools in conjunction with our EOPSS: PSN Anti-Gang Deterrence & Prevention grant
  • The Mayor’s Summer Faith-based Mini-Grant Parks & Recreation Cleanup:
    • Fund this faith based work program in conjunction with our EOPSS: PSN Anti-Gang Deterrence & Prevention grant by using the existing capacity of the Brockton Workforce Investment Board.
    • Hire 5 older youth (19-24 yrs of age) to supervise 25 youth (age 14-19) to clean up and maintain 4 Junior High School grounds and 2 parks on an on-going basis
    • At risk youth will be chosen to participate in a supervised playground clean up and maintenance program
  • Brockton After Dark:
    • Provide funding in conjunction with our EOPSS: PSN Anti-Gang Deterrence & Prevention grant for athletic/recreational summer programming to Brockton youth to include coaches, referees, timers, scorer
    • Attend organizational meetings
    • Provide equipment and supplies
  • Provide Overtime for the PSN Task Force in conjunction with our EOPSS: PSN Anti-Gang Deterrence & Prevention grant for:
    • Brockton Police Department
    • Massachusetts State Police Detectives
    • Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit

Our Partners:

  • The Brockton Mayor’s Office
  • BB Russell School Department
  • Brockton Public Schools
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2008 $50,000.00

DCF: SAIN

Grant Award: $905,582.36

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant: Annual Funding

16 Year Grant- FY2007-FY2022

  • The Sexual Abuse Investigation Network (SAIN) Team is a multi-disciplinary team involving the DA’s office, DCF, local police departments, local medical services, mental health agencies and other providers involved in services for child victims of abuse.
    • The team will provide a coordinated multi-disciplinary system for the investigation of child sexual abuse, severe physical abuse of a child, and the sexual exploitation of minors throughout the Plymouth county.

Objective:

  • Through the SAIN team, interviews can be conducted in a coordinated manner, in a safe and child friendly environment with one interviewer conducting the interview, allowing the other team members to see and hear the interview using equipment designed for such a purpose.
    • This multi-disciplinary approach is intended to minimize the trauma to the child victims by limiting the number of interviewers to one, ensuring that a trained investigator conducts the interview in a fashion appropriate for forensic use, and enhancing cooperation between law enforcement and child protective services.
  • A SAIN coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the multi-disciplinary investigations
    • The coordinator will:
      • conduct the child victim interviews
      • work in community education on issues of child abuse and neglect
      • collect data to track individual cases
      • assist in evaluating patterns of cases involving child sexual abuse
      • The activities of the SAIN coordinator are essential to the successful establishment and functioning of a multi-disciplinary SAIN team.

Our Partners:

  • BAMSI
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Children & Families
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2007 $58,001.84
FY2008 $58,001.84
FY2009 $58,001.84
FY2010 $31,320.99
FY2011 $54,956.54
FY2012 $54,956.54
FY2013 $54,956.54
FY2014 $54,956.54
FY2015 $54,956.54
FY2016 $54,956.54
FY2017 $54,956.54
FY2018 $54,956.54
FY2019 $54,956.54
FY2020 $55,646.99
FY2021 $75,000.00
FY2022 $75,000.00

Insurance Fraud Bureau

Grant Award: $800,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

16 Year Grant- FY2006-FY2021

Objective:

  • Staffing:
    • Fund an Assistant District Attorney position to prosecute Insurance Fraud cases

Our Partners:

  • Insurance Fraud Bureau
  • Massachusetts Trial Court
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2006 $50,000.00
FY2007 $50,000.00
FY2008 $50,000.00
FY2009 $50,000.00
FY2010 $50,000.00
FY2011 $50,000.00
FY2012 $50,000.00
FY2013 $50,000.00
FY2014 $50,000.00
FY2015 $50,000.00
FY2016 $50,000.00
FY2017 $50,000.00
FY2018 $50,000.00
FY2019 $50,000.00
FY2020 $50,000.00
FY2021 $50,000.00

SAMHSA: Drug Free Communities- Phase 1

Grant Award: $500,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

5 Year Grant- FY2006-FY2010

Objective:

  • Create, Fund and Support- “Brockton’s Promise” to help youth achieve the five promises
  • Establish 5 subcommittee working groups to focus on direct services for:
    • Caring Adults
    • Healthy Start
    • Effective Education
    • Opportunities to Serve Others
    • Safe Places

Our Partners:

  • Mayor’s Office- City of Brockton
  • Brockton Public Schools
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Stonehill College
  • Community Agencies within Brockton
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2006 $100,000.00
FY2007 $100,000.00
FY2008 $100,000.00
FY2009 $100,000.00
FY2010 $100,000.00

DOJ: Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)- Communities

Grant Award: $1,390,915.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Who is Eligible for JAG funding?

  • All towns in Plymouth County- put out to each community for bid each year

Duration of the Grant:

8 Year Grant- FY2006-FY2013

What can JAG fund?

  • state and local initiatives
  • technical assistance and training
  • contractual support
  • personnel
  • overtime
  • equipment and supplies
  • information systems

Projects can be funded beyond a 4-year period, allowing successful initiatives to receive funding to continue and expand their efforts.

Our Partners and Objectives:

  • Abington Police Department
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Plymouth Police Department
  • Rockland Police Department
  • Wareham Police Department
  • Kelley Research & Associates: Data Research

FY2013- Awarded to Brockton, Plymouth, Wareham

Brockton-$86,969.70

  • Child Witness to Violence / Domestic Violence Social Worker for BPD (PCDAO-Childhood Trauma Initiative)
  • Fund overtime costs to cover community events
  • Fund supplies to sponsor community events:Child ID Program
  • Vin Etching Program
  • Mayor’s Youth Summit
  • National Night Out Against Crime
  • Not My Kid Presentations
  • Brockton Police t-shirts for interns, lobby assistants, special occasions
  • Anti-gang trainings
  • Fund staff for grant fiscal management
  • Fund research & evaluation services by Kelley Research Associates to support Comstat management
  • Fund the cost of travel, transportation, conference fees, per diem, lodging etc. for access to critical conferences & trainings

Plymouth-$14,895.00

  • purchase a 2013 Ford Focus SE Sedan to be utilized in a variety of roles by our officers to include the following: court prosecution, narcotics surveillance, and extended operation where decreased fuel consumption is sought.

Wareham-$11,158.10

  • Purchase 10 new tasers and associated equipment

FY2012- Awarded to Brockton, Plymouth, Wareham

Brockton$88,790.40

  • Child Witness to Violence / Domestic Violence Social Worker for BPD (PCDAO-Childhood Trauma Initiative)
  • Fund overtime costs to cover community events
  • Fund supplies to sponsor community events:Child ID Program
  • Vin Etching Program
  • Mayor’s Youth Summit
  • National Night Out Against Crime
  • Not My Kid Presentations
  • Brockton Police t-shirts for interns, lobby assistants, special occasions
  • Anti-gang trainings
  • Fund staff for grant fiscal management
  • Fund research & evaluation services by Kelley Research Associates to support Comstat management
  • Fund the cost of travel, transportation, conference fees, per diem, lodging etc. for access to critical conferences & trainings

Plymouth- $13,471.20

  • purchase of six (6) Nikon digital cameras along with the associated equipment for deployment with our Detective Division

Wareham- $12,462.30

  • purchase a “Speed Alert 24 Radar Message Sign.”
  • Expenses for Wareham Students to attend the Plymouth County Drug & Alcohol Resistance Education Summer ProgramBus for transportation
  • Overtime costs for officers
  • Town contribution to cover peer leaders

FY2011Awarded to: Brockton, Plymouth, Wareham

Brockton-$112,645.00

  • Child Witness to Violence / Domestic Violence Social Worker for BPD (PCDAO-Childhood Trauma Initiative)
  • Fund overtime costs to cover community events
  • Fund supplies to sponsor community events:
    • Child ID Program
    • Vin Etching Program
    • Mayor’s Youth Summit
    • National Night Out Against Crime
    • Not My Kid Presentations
  • Brockton Police t-shirts for interns, lobby assistants, special occasions
  • Anti-gang trainings
  • Fund staff for grant fiscal management
  • Fund research & evaluation services by Kelley Research Associates to support Comstat management
  • Fund the cost of travel, transportation, conference fees, per diem, lodging etc. for access to critical conferences & trainings

Plymouth-$11,294.00

  • Fund the Cardinal Peak CaseCracker Interview Management System with 900 hour unit for PPD
  • Purchase a microphone and mixer for the interview system
  • Purchase a specialized mountain bike for PPD

Wareham-$14,868.00

  • Purchase the Tiffen Evidence Locker System

FY2010- Awarded to: Brockton, Plymouth, Wareham

Brockton– $145,891.80

  • Child Witness to Violence / Domestic Violence Social Worker for BPD (PCDAO-Childhood Trauma Initiative)- to continue the community’s proactive approach in assisting victims of domestic and community violence by hiring a part-time social worker to be housed at the Brockton Police Department. The social workers will accompany a Brockton Police Officer on home visits to meet the families, perform triage on the scene, offer advice, and to make referrals for family members to local services.
  • Fund overtime costs to cover community events such as:
    • After Prom Breakfast
    • Teen Dances
    • Cape Verdean Festival
    • Haitian Festival
    • Hispanic Festival
    • Child ID fingerprinting during the Brockton Fair
    • Mayor’s Youth Summit
    • National Night Out Against Crime event
    • Not My Kid Drug Presentations
    • Skatetown roller skating events with middle school youth; etc.
  • Fund supplies to sponsor community events, forums, Mayor’s Youth Summits and anti-gang trainings
  • Fund staff for grant fiscal management
  • Fund research & evaluation services by Kelley Research Associates to support Comstat management
  • Fund the cost of travel, transportation, conference fees, per diem, lodging etc. for access to critical conferences & trainings

Plymouth-$11,570.40

  • Purchase “Barcode Evidence Analysis Statistics Tracking (B.E.A.S.T.):” a bar code scanning system to store & track both evidence & recovered property.
  • Supplement maintenance expenditures for the department’s “Mountain Bike Team”

Wareham$22,754.70

  • Create an ATV unit by purchasing 2 ATV’s and a trailer to transport the ATV’s to respond to off road activities and criminal complaints

FY2009 Awarded to: Brockton, Plymouth, Wareham

Brockton-$164,112.00

  • Child Witness to Violence Social Worker for BPD (PCDAO-Childhood Trauma Initiative)
  • Purchase of SpotShotter enhancement and additional equipment
  • Overtime funds for Brockton Police Officers who accompany probation officers, social workers, and the Department of Youth Services when they visit families of concern in the community during the evening hours
  • Trainings for community partners
  • Refreshments for community events-These funds will be used to provide free food for events, community forums, Mayor’s Youth Summits, anti-gang trainings, etc. in the hopes of maintaining high attendance rates at these events.
  • Travel expenses for trainings of officers and community partners

Plymouth-$12,474.00

  • Fully fund the CaseCracker Interview Management System
  • Purchase Case Cracker Interview Management printer

Wareham-$26,599.00

  • Overtime for a Neighborhood Action Team, Landlord Assistance Program, and an Elderly and Commercial Crime Prevention Program.
  • Further, additional overtime funds will be used to better the current Traffic Enforcement system.

FY2008Awarded to: Brockton, Wareham

Brockton: $43.148.70

  • Update and enhance the ShotSpotter with additional cameras and software

Wareham: $9073.80

  • Upgrade the police department’s Mobile Data Terminals in their cruisers
  • Purchase 4 laptops for cruisers

FY2007Awarded to: Brockton, Plymouth, Wareham

Brockton: $181,964.00

  • Fund a Child Witness to Violence Supervisor
  • Fund Brockton After Dark program
  • Fund Brockton Police’s Parole/Probation Ride Alongs
  • Fund Brockton Police Department’s Community Prevention Meetings and Trainings
    • Food and beverage for these events

Plymouth: $9,635.40

  • Purchase desktop PC’s
  • Purchase printers
  • Upgrade servers

Wareham: $14,162.40

  • Enhance information & communications systems
  • Technological assistance

FY2006Awarded to: Brockton, Plymouth, Wareham

Brockton: $76,479.00

  • Fund a Child Witness to Violence Supervisor for BPD- (PCDAO-Childhood Trauma Initiative)
  • Fund National Night out Against Crime
  • Fund the Mayor’s Youth Summit
  • Fund Brockton After Dark
  • Fund Brockton Police’s Parole/Probation Ride Alongs

Plymouth: $9,635.40

  • Upgrade technology capabilities

Wareham: $14,162.40

  • Enhance information & communications systems:
    • The software used by the department was developed by Information Management Corporation, the software vendor for the Wareham Police Department’s current records and Computerized Dispatch System.
    • Most of the current MDT Terminals have Criminal Systems History Board Access, but do not allow the department to dispatch the cruisers via computer rather than by radio or do reports in the cruiser that are immediately accessible by the officers and other department personnel.
    • The upgrade will allow the department’s dispatchers to communicate with cruisers by computer rather than radio, allow officers to do all reports in the field, as well as communicate with the station by computer.
  • Technological assistance
  • Purchase equipment
    • 5 notebook computers:
      • This will enhance communication capabilities allowing officers and other department personnel to communicate more efficiently and more securely during major incidents.
      • Enable officers to complete reports in the field, allowing them to spend more time in their patrol areas.

FY2005Awarded to: Abington, Brockton, Rockland, Plymouth, Wareham

DA’s Office for administrative assistant- $20,000.00

Kelley Research & Associates: Data Research- $22,385.00

Abington- $15,063.00

  • Equipment for Crime Scene Unit
  • Detective Computer with Software & Licensing
  • Night Vision Digital Recorder with Accessories
  • 6 Week Youth Interaction Program

Brockton: $86,950.00

  • Training:
    • To offset the cost to send officers to crime prevention and other specialized police trainings. 
      • These funds wouldbe used to pay for the school, conference fees, hotel, per diem, and travel costs.
  • Equipment:
    • The Brockton Police Department and Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office have jointly invested in the initial setup of “ShotSpotter”, a mini-network for surveillance cameras located throughout the City of Brockton, MA. 
    • The system has a capacity to accept connection to 16 separate cameras.  It currently has only two cameras connected, we will add more cameras to this system.
  • Community Policing:
    • Maintain a bicycle patrol presence in the downtown area of our city 
    • Training for bike patrol officers
    • Bike equipment
    • Summer bike uniforms
  • Ridealongs:
    • Ridealongs to step up enforcement and compliance with court-ordered conditions of Probation and Parole
  • BPD Grant Administration:
    • Coordinate financial matters between the City of Brockton’s Auditor’s Office and the Brockton Police Department as well as any reporting to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office
  • Evaluation:
    • Contract with Kelley Research Associates to provide timely evaluation of all efforts in the form of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for not only the Brockton Police Department, but the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance

Plymouth: $48,100

  • Upgrade technology capabilities

Rockland: $16,650.00

Detectives:

  • DVD Recording device for Interviews/Interrogation       
  • Two Nextel Telephones (phone & one year service)         
    • The Detective Unit needs to upgrade their video recording equipment so that the Rockland Police Department has the ability to comply with recent mandates to properly record all suspect interrogations.
    • The Detective Unit needs the Nextel Telephones to allow them to communicate with other agencies’ detectives during undercover surveillance and drug investigations

Patrol:

  • Upgrade of cruiser laptop software programs                    
  • Purchase 3 Laptop computers for cruisers                         
    • The patrol division needs to upgrade the software programs and the modems used in the Laptop computers
    • The patrol division needs to replace three worn out and non-functioning cruiser laptop computers

Administration:

  • 2 copy machines                                                                
  • Battery Back up systems for computers                            
    • The administration needs to replace broken down and out of date copy machines
    • The administration and technical services division need to replace broken down and worn out battery back up systems which protect the essential computers during a power failure

Community Policing:

  • 4 Community Policing ride-along nights                           
    • The Community Policing section would like to re-instate community policing ride-along programs. This program allows members of the Community to familiarize themselves with the workings of the Rockland Police Department

Wareham: $18,500.00

  • Enhance information & communications systems:
    • The software used by the department was developed by Information Management Corporation, the software vendor for the Wareham Police Department’s current records and Computerized Dispatch System.
    • The cost of this upgrade is
  • Technological assistance
  • Purchase equipment:
    • 5 notebook computers
      • This will enhance communication capabilities allowing officers and other department personnel to communicate more efficiently and more securely during major incidents.
      • Enable officers to complete reports in the field, allowing them to spend more time in their patrol areas.
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2005 $205,847.00
FY2006 $111,418.00
FY2007 $181,964.00
FY2008 $58,025.00
FY2009 $206,140.00
FY2010 $220,241.00
FY2011 $154,228.00
FY2012 $127,471.00
FY2013 $125,581.00

EOPSS: Delinquency Prevention

Grant Award: $230,317.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

2 Year Grant- FY2007-FY2008

Objective:

  • Fund the expansion and implementation of the Gang Prevention through Targeted Outreach Program at the Boys & Girls Club (GPTTO) by accepting 200 referrals from judges, public defenders office, juvenile probation department, families, schools and social service agencies
  • Decrease the number of minority youth detained in secure juvenile detention facilities by funding and enhancing Diversion programs. Without referral into this program, 40 of the 50 referrals would have been sent directly to secure detention.
  • Reduce recidivism of minority youth in Brockton.
  • Fund mentoring prevention program.
  • Program Goals:
    • Provide case management services to youth at risk for gang involvement
    • Provide support and guidance
    • Expand current GPTTO program to include career preparation
    • Provide a B&G club mentor to GPTTO program participants
    • Enhance at risk youth’s abilities to set and achieve goals
    • Provide productive activities for youths during unstructured time in collaboration with G.R.E.A.T. Officers from the Brockton Police Department

     The GPTTO program is successful because of community outreach and collaboration.

All youth are recruited through an outreach and referral network consisting of the Brockton Police Department, Department of Youth Services, Juvenile Probation, the District Attorney’s Juvenile Diversion Program and the Department of Social Services. 

The program is successful because of the inter-agency communication and willingness to work together on behalf of the recruited youth. 

Our Partners:

  • Boys & Girls Club of Brockton
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Massachusetts Trial Court
  • Department of Youth Services
  • Juvenile Probation
  • PCDAO Juvenile Diversion Unit
  • Department of Children & Families
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2007 $125,317.00
FY2008 $105,000.00

EOPSS: Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) Community Gun Violence

Grant Award: $49,300.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2006

Objective:

  • Staffing:
    • Fund a position for an Assistant District Attorney for the firearm prosecution unit
    • Provide technical assistance
  • Enhance criminial investigations
  • Refer cases to the U.S. Attorney’s Office when applicable, for federal prosecution

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Police Department
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2006 $49,300.00

EOPSS: General JAG

Grant Award: $89,903.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2006

Objective:

  • Re-entry program
    • Assist 50 incarcerated individuals with a successful transition to their community after they are released with faith based support and reentry programs

Our Partners:

  • Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department
  • Massachusetts State Parole
  • Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2006 $89,903.00

Department of Revenue

Grant Award: $1,268,071.66

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

17 Year Grant- FY2005-FY2021

Objective:

  • Staffing:
    • Fund an Assistant District Attorney position to prosecute parental non-support of children cases
  • Rendition expenses

Our Partners:

  • Department of Revenue
Grant Year: Amount of the Grant:
FY2005 $49,467.00
FY2006 $49,441.30
FY2007 $49,431.46
FY2008 $72,266.00
FY2009 $74,929.64
FY2010 $72,856.92
FY2011 $77,467.54
FY2012 $79,767.00
FY2013 $72,847.26
FY2014 $72,774.60
FY2015 $74,954.03
FY2016 $76,778.00
FY2017 $80,591.82
FY2018 $77,929.09
FY2019 $80,128.00
FY2020 $77,213.00
FY2021 $129,229.00

DCF: Children’s Justice Act

Grant Award: $210,000.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

6 Year Grant- FY2005-FY2010

Objective:

  • The Children’s Justice Act (CJA) is a federally funded program that helps States develop, establish, and operate programs to improve the investigation and prosecution of child abuse and neglect cases, particularly cases of child sexual abuse and exploitation, and to improve the handling of cases of suspected child abuse or neglect fatalities. 

Our Partners:

  • Children’s Advocacy Center
  • BAMSI
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2005 $30,000.00
FY2006 $40,000.00
FY2007 $40,000.00
FY2008 $40,000.00
FY2009 $40,000.00
FY2010 $20,000.00

EOPSS: Title V Delinquency Prevention Grant

Grant Award: $45,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

4 Year Grant-FY2005-FY2008

Objective:

  • Expand Brockton After Dark and implement officer run activities during the school year
  • FY2007- Implementation of the Gang Prevention through Targeted Outreach Program at the Boys & Girls Club by accepting 75 referrals
  • Decrease the number of minority youth detained in secure juvenile detention facilities by funding and enhancing Diversion programs. Without referral into this program, 40 of the 50 referrals would have been sent directly to secure detention.
  • Reduce recidivism of minority youth in Brockton.
  • Fund mentoring prevention program.

Our Partners:

  • Boys & Girls Club of Brockton
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Department of Youth Services
  • Juvenile Probation
  • PCDAO Juvenile Diversion Unit
  • Department of Social Services
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2005-FY2008 $45,000.00

EOPSS: Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) STOP Grant

Grant Award: $643,238.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

10 Year Grant- FY2004-FY2013

Objective:

  • Staffing:
    • Fund a full time Domestic Violence Advocate in Wareham District Court
    • Fund the Brockton District Court Vertical DV Prosecution Team
    • Fund a full time Domestic Violence Advocate in Plymouth District Court
  • Strengthen Safety First Program Targeting repeat offenders
  • Victim services
  • Operating expenses: food/beverages, transportation
  • Translation services of Domestic Violence Brochures

Our Partners:

  • Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA)
  • Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)
  • SAFEPLAN Program Advocates
  • South Shore Women’s Resource Center
  • Plymouth Area Community Roundtable on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2004 $77,000.00
FY2005 $56,568.00
FY2006 $54,570.00
FY2007 $57,000.00
FY2008 $57,000.00
FY2009 $62,000.00
FY2010 $68,200.00
FY2011 $64,400.00
FY2012 $75,000.00
FY2013 $71,500.00

DOJ: Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN)

Grant Award 1: $75,000.00

Grant Award 2: $449,900.29

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

Grant Award 1: 1 Year Grant- FY2004-FY2006

Grant Award 2: 1 Year Grant- FY20017-FY2018

Objective:

  • Enhance existing efforts to create safer communities within the City of Brockton
  • Reduce gun violence through prevention, enforcement, intervention and reentry programs
  • Assist incarcerated individuals with a successful transition to their community after they are released with reentry programs
  • Funds from Grant 2 will be utilized:
    • Planning Stages
    • travel
    • data research & evaluation by Kelley Research Associates
    • Salary & personnel costs
    • Massachusetts State Police Overtime
    • Equipment
    • Training
    • Community Engagement & Public Awareness

Our Partners:

  • Adult Probation
  • Juvenile Probation
  • Brockton Police Department
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • Brockton Mayor’s Office
  • Plymouth County Sheriff’s Dept.
  • Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
  • Boys & Girls Club of Brockton
  • YMCA
  • United Way Family Center
  • Choices 4 Teens
  • People Affecting Community Change (PACC)
  • New Life Temple of Holiness
  • Life After Death
  • Kelley Research & Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2004-FY2006 $75,000.00
FY2017 $224,950.29
FY2018 $224,950.00

DOJ: Gun Violence

Grant Award: $240,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

3 Year Grant- FY2003-FY2005

Objective:

  • Staffing:
    • Fund a dedicated community prosecution position for an Assistant District Attorney
  • Community Investigations
  • Diversion Program
  • Prevention Programs

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Police Department
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2003 $80,000.00
FY2004 $80,000.00
FY2005 $80,000.00

DOJ: Byrne Grant (VFAT)

Grant Award: $455,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

7 Year Grant- FY2002-FY2008

Objective:

  • Fund the Violent Fugitive Apprehension Task Force.

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Police Department
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2002 $65,000.00
FY2003 $65,000.00
FY2004 $65,000.00
FY2005 $65,000.00
FY2006 $65,000.00
FY2007 $65,000.00
FY2008 $65,000.00

EOPSS: Juvenile Accountability Block Grant (JABG)

Grant Award: $654,144.00

Target Area:

Plymouth County

Duration of the Grant:

4 Year Grant- FY2002-FY2006

Objective:

  • Research and development of the Plymouth County Childhood Trauma Initiative, aka: Handle with Care Program
  • Prevention and research work with Boston Medical Center for children with histories of trauma.

Our Partners:

  • Boston Medical Center
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2002 $194,174.00
FY2003 $145,650.00
FY2004 $174,780.00
FY2005 $139,540.00

DOJ: Community Prosecution

Grant Award: $109,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

1 Year Grant- FY2002

Objective:

  • Staffing:
    • Fund a dedicated community prosecution position for an Assistant District Attorney
  • Community Investigations
  • Diversion Program
  • Prevention Programs

Our Parnters:

  • Brockton Police Department
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2002 $109,000.00

DOJ: Weed & Seed

Grant Award: $1,992,000.00

Target Area:

Brockton

Duration of the Grant:

10 Year Grant- FY2001-FY2010

Objective:

  • Create Brockton’s Promise
  • Community Investigations
  • Prevention

Our Partners:

  • Brockton Police Dept.
  • Boys & Girls Club of Brockton
  • Brockton Hospital
  • YMCA
  • Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
  • Kelley Research Associates: Data Research
Grant Year: Amount of Grant:
FY2001 $175,000.00
FY2002 $175,000.00
FY2003 $225,000.00
FY2004 $300,000.00
FY2005 $225,000.00
FY2006 $175,000.00
FY2007 $225,000.00
FY2008 $200,000.00
FY2009 $150,000.00
FY2010 $142,000.00