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State Administering Agencies

Mississippi SAA

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Agency Head

Emberly K. Holmes
Director
Division of Public Safety Planning
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3742 (telephone)
EHolmes@dps.ms.gov

Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Contact

Sharon Nguyen
Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Director
Division of Public Safety Planning
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3792 (telephone)
snguyen@dps.ms.gov

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Contact

Emberly K. Holmes
Director
Division of Public Safety Planning
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3742 (telephone)
EHolmes@dps.ms.gov

Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

Emberly K. Holmes
Director
Division of Public Safety Planning
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3742 (telephone)
EHolmes@dps.ms.gov

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

OJJDP State Program Manager

Ricco Hall
State Program Manager (Primary Contact)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
202-305-5448 (telephone)
Ricco.Hall@usdoj.gov

Juvenile Justice Specialist

Erin Favorite
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3755 (telephone)

State Planning Agency

Ray Sims
Executive Director
Mississippi Department of Public Safety Planning
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3792 (telephone)
RSims@dps.ms.gov

State Advisory Group (SAG)

Dr. Alfred Martin
Division of Public Safety Planning
1025 North Park Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-922-1919 (telephone)
Alsyukon2@aol.com

Compliance Monitor

Frank Allen York
1025 North Park Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157-5216
601-977-3758 (telephone)

RED Coordinator

Erin Favorite
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3755 (telephone)

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

OVC-Funded Victim Assistance for Mississippi

601-206-1545 (telephone)
601-987-4154 (FAX)
https://www.dps.state.ms.us/crime-investigation/bureau-of-investigation/victim-assistance-program/

OVC-Funded Victim Compensation for Mississippi

601-359-6766 (telephone)
601-359-3262 (FAX)
https://www.ago.state.ms.us/divisions/bureau-of-victim-assistance/

Date Modified: January 11, 2022
Date Created: January 2, 2020