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State Administering Agencies

Arkansas SAA

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Agency Head

Larry W. Walther
Director, Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration
1509 West Seventh Street
P.O. Box 3278
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203
(501)682-2242 (telephone)
(501)-682-1029 (FAX)
[email protected]

Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Contact

Kenya Buffington
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration
1515 West Seventh Street, Suite 404
P.O. Box 8031
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203
(501) 682-1074 (telephone)
[email protected]  

Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

Cindy Moran
Assistant Director
Arkansas State Crime Laboratory
#3 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-683-6190 (telephone)
[email protected]

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

OJJDP State Program Manager

Jessica Winpigler
State Program Manager
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
202-532-3060 (telephone)
[email protected]

Juvenile Justice Specialist

Ocie Hunter, Jr. MBA
Arkansas Department of Human Services
700 South Main Street
P.O. Box 1437, Slot S-503
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
501-320-3942 (telephone)
[email protected]

State Planning Agency Director

Michael Crump
Program Administrator
700 South Main St.
P.O. Box 1437, Slot S-503
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
501-537-3430
[email protected]

State Advisory Group (SAG)

Dr. Donnell Hegler
1213 Southwest Avenue
Little Rock, AR 71730
870-814-7770 (telephone)
[email protected]

Compliance Monitor

Ricky Gaston
Arkansas Division of Youth Services
Arkansas Department of Human Services
700 South Main Street
P.O. Box 1437, Slot S-503
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
501-320-6135 (telephone)
[email protected]

RED Coordinator

Vacant

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

OVC Victim Assistance for Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration
501-682-5266 (telephone)
https://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/intergovernmental-services/grant-programs/victims-of-crime-act-voca

OVC Victim Compensation for Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Public Safety
Crime Victims Reparations Board
501-682-1020 (telephone)
https://www.dps.arkansas.gov/crime-info-support/crime-victims-reparations-board

Date Modified: May 25, 2021
Date Created: December 30, 2019