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State Administering Agencies

Mississippi SAA

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Agency Head

Emberly K. Holmes
Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Director
Division of Public Safety Planning
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1025 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-977-3742 (telephone)
[email protected]

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)
[email protected]

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)
[email protected]

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)
[email protected]

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)
[email protected]

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)
[email protected]

State Advisory Group (SAG)

Dr. Alfred Martin
Division of Public Safety Planning
1025 North Park Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
601-922-1919 (telephone)
[email protected]

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

Mississippi State Department of Health
Office Against Interpersonal Violence
601-206-1545 (telephone)
https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/44,0,388.html

OVC-Funded Victim Compensation for Mississippi

Mississippi Office of the Attorney General
Crime Victim Compensation Program
800-829-6766 (telephone)
https://www.ago.state.ms.us/divisions/bureau-of-victim-assistance/

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