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Impact of Federal Budget Cuts from FY10-FY13 on State and Local Public Safety

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This report examines how cuts in Federal grants have impacted criminal justice organizations.
The results of the survey are organized by sectors of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, judicial system, corrections and community corrections, juvenile justice and prevention programs, victim assistance programs, and social service programs. Each section includes summary data as well as respondents' descriptions in their own words about how these cuts have impacted their organizations' work in the field, or may do so in the future. The opinions in this report are of the survey respondents; of the 1,226 organizations that participated, 57 percent reported to be from a local government agency, 23 percent from a State government agency, and 17 percent from a nonprofit service provider. The remaining 3 percent were composed of membership associations, technical assistance providers, and research organizations, each of which represented approximately 1 percent. Figures