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Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Annual Report to the Governor and General Assembly, 2006

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32 pages
This report presents program highlights and accomplishments for the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) for 2006.
Report highlights on accomplishments and activities, reported to the Governor, for the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) for 2006 include: (1) the Communities That Care (CTC) being awarded more than $2 million to help sustain its efforts; (2) youth offenders performing more than 536,000 hours of community service, paid $2.3 million in restitution to their victims, and contributed and additional $353,775 to the State Victims Compensation Assistance Program; (3) the posttraumatic stress disorder demonstration project in Westmoreland County, treating more than 400 girls was recognized with awards of excellence; (4) more than $28 million in State and Federal funds were awarded to partnering organizations to support an array of programs and services for victims; (5) more than 80 percent of police departments electronically sending offender fingerprinted and photographed information to the Pennsylvania State Police Automated Fingerprinting Identify System (AFIS); (6) the receipt of a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to create the Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) system, notifying citizens when an offender is released or escapes; (7) launching an identity theft awareness campaign which included a Web site; (8) over 3,000 law enforcement , safety, security, and emergency responder personnel have been trained to present the Terrorism Awareness and Prevention program to community groups; (9) offering a total of 176 training courses for constables and deputy constables with 106 completing basic training; (10) legislation and policy designed in the form of a media campaign to advocate for gun laws to curb the gun violence; (11) total State grant funding for State fiscal year 2005-2006 is $53,731,891 million; and (12) total Federal funding for Federal fiscal year 2005-2006 is $38,732,465.