The grant is provided by the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Justice Programs' Office for Victims of Crime. The grants are funded through the OVC's Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP).
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Programs involving the business, religious or residential community in planning, funding or implementing a crime prevention program, often in cooperation with the local criminal justice system. Anti-Crime Patrols; Block Parent Programs; Block Watch; Citizen Patrols; Citizens' Crime Watch; Civilian Crime Patrols; Community Watch; Crimestoppers; Crimewatch; Home Alert Programs; Neighborhood Watch Programs
Programs that discourage preventable crime, obtain information from the public about suspected criminal activity, investigate alleged crimes, provide support for witnesses to and victims of crimes and reduce targeted types of crime.
Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas. See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)
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