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State Administering Agencies

Kentucky SAA

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Agency Head

Kerry Harvey
Secretary
Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet
125 Holmes Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-7554 (telephone)
502-564-4840​ (FAX)
[email protected]

Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Contact

Sandra Speer
Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet
125 Holmes Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
502-564-8287 (telephone)
502-564-0341 (FAX)
[email protected]

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

J. Michael Brown
Secretary
Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet
125 Holmes Street, 2nd Floor 
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-3251 x238 (telephone)
502-564-5344 (FAX)
[email protected]
Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet

Tanya Dickinson
Grants Branch Manager
502-564-3251 (telephone)
[email protected]

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

OJJDP State Program Manager

Didier Moncion
State Program Manager
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
202-598-9590 (telephone)
[email protected]

Juvenile Justice Specialist

Rodney Webb
Program Coordinator 
1025 Capital Center Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-401-8121 (telephone)
[email protected]

State Planning Agency Director

Vicki Reed
Commissioner
1025 Capital Center Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-573-2738 (telephone)
[email protected]

State Advisory Group (SAG)

Eric Hawkins
Juvenile Justice Advisory Board Chairperson
502-432-9516 (telephone)
[email protected]

Compliance Monitor

Carly Gill
Compliance Manager
1025 Capital Center Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-892-3643 (telephone)
[email protected]

RED Coordinator

Tara Kelly 
Program Coordinator
1025 Capital Center Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-553-3488 (telephone)
[email protected]

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

OVC Victim Assistance for Kentucky

Kentucky Justice & Public Safety Cabinet
502-564-3251 (telephone)
https://justice.ky.gov/

OVC Victim Compensation for Kentucky

Public Protection Cabinet
Office of Claims and Appeals
502-782-8255 (telephone)
https://kycc.ky.gov/newstatic_info.aspx?static_id=158&menuid=20

Date Modified: August 19, 2021
Date Created: January 2, 2020