Tag: Office of the Governor

Executive Committee recommends criminal justice grants

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee approved its recommended list of prioritized 2021 criminal justice projects in May for four funding programs — General Victim Assistance Direct Services, Violence Against Women Justice and Training, Juvenile Justice and Truancy Prevention, and Criminal Justice.

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CAPCOG encourages local governments to apply for CESF

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The Office of the Governor’s Public Safety Office allocated about $2.8 million to the CAPCOG region from its Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program, and CAPCOG is encouraging all cities and counties to apply for the funding to help prevent,

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OOG announces COVID-19 Emergency Supplemental Funding

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The Office of the Governor, Public Safety Office, Criminal Justice Division, announced the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program allocating about $2.8 million for the CAPCOG region to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Application are due June

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Executive Committee sends SHSP grants to governors’ office

The CAPCOG Executive Committee at its March meeting approved a prioritized list of 30 Homeland Security projects, 13 of which are anticipated to receive funding through the state after the Officer of the Governor makes the final selection. Historically, the

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Criminal justice grant meetings set for video conference

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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Advisory Committee (CJAC) will conduct its grant scoring meetings on April 14, 15, 16, online instead of in person due to COVID-19 concerns allowing each grant applicant to present their projects to the committee. Instructions for

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Criminal Justice Program sets workshops around region

CAPCOG has scheduled three grant writing workshops at different locations, so local governments and nonprofits planning to apply for state criminal justice funding have better access to attend a mandatory workshop. Last year, these workshops assisted 30 organizations in receiving

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Criminal Justice Program wants input on 2021 priorities

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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Program is seeking input from community stakeholders around the ten-county region as it begins the planning process for the Office of the Governor’s (OOG) Plan Year 2021 funding cycle. The gathered input will assist in drafting

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Standard Response Protocol training video instructs students on safety actions

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Students will be better prepared to respond to terroristic incidents with a new educational video developed through a partnership between Hays County Emergency Services, Texas State, the Office of the Governor, the I Love You Guys Foundation, and CAPCOG as

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