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Other Grants

Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program

The Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program awards grants to states and units of local government to help improve the quality and timeliness of forensic science and medical examiner services.  Funds may be used to eliminate a backlog in the analysis of forensic evidence and to train and employ forensic laboratory personnel, as needed, to eliminate such a backlog.

Residential Treatment Substance Abuse Treatment Program

The Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program assists states and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state, local, and tribal correctional and detention facilities; as well as create and maintain community-based aftercare services for offenders.  The goal of the RSAT Program is to break the cycle of drugs and violence by reducing the demand for, use, and trafficking of illegal drugs.  RSAT enhances the capability eligible facilities to provide residential substance abuse treatment for incarcerated inmates; prepares offenders for their reintegration into communities by incorporating reentry planning activities into treatment programs; and assists offenders and their communities with reentry through the delivery of community-based treatment and other broad-based aftercare services.

John R. Justice (JRJ)

The John R. Justice Prosecutors and Defenders Incentive Act was enacted to encourage qualified attorneys to choose careers as prosecutors and public defenders, and to continue in that service.  The John R. Justice Grant Program (also referred to as the John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program or JRJSLRP) provides loan repayment assistance for local, state, and federal public defenders and local and state prosecutors who commit to continued employment as public defenders and prosecutors for a period of three years.  The grant is open for application every three years.

Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

The Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) grant is offered to enhance the capacity of regulatory and law enforcement agencies, and public health officials, to collect and analyze controlled substance prescription data and other scheduled chemical products through a centralized database administered by the Montana Prescription Drug Registry.  The Montana Prescription Drug Registry (MPDR) serves as an effective tool to curtail the abuse, misuse, and diversion of controlled substances.  This strategic approach focuses on preventing unnecessary, unwarranted, or illegal use of prescription drugs, with the ultimate goal of reducing the number of unintentional overdose deaths.

PO BOX 201408
HELENA, MT 59620-1408