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  Category: Criminal Justice


State, City Leaders Announce Group Violence Intervention (GVI) Project in Wilmington

Criminal Justice | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Justice | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence WILMINGTON, Del. – State of Delaware social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence in the City of Wilmington under a Group Violence Intervention (GVI) project announced by state and city leaders on Tuesday. Governor John Carney joined Wilmington […]




Delaware Awarded Two Federal Grants to Reduce Recidivism at the State Level

Criminal Justice | Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Delaware receives $1,509,471 for the Statewide Recidivism Reduction and Innovations in Reentry Grants Dover, DE— The Delaware Criminal Justice Council (CJC) has been awarded $1.5 million in federal grant funding to build on state level-efforts to improve Delaware’s reentry systems and reduce recidivism. The majority of funds will be administered by the Delaware Department of […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order to Improve Reentry Procedures, Reduce Recidivism

Criminal Justice | Criminal Justice Council | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Executive Order creates commission focused on reentry reform, and new office at DOC to oversee implementation WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed Executive Order #27, which focuses on improving reentry procedures for incarcerated individuals in Delaware. The Executive Order creates a commission focused on reentry reform, policies, and procedures, with a goal […]




Governor Carney Signs Rep. J. Johnson Bill to Reduce Aesthetics Licensing Barriers

Criminal Justice | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018

Measure helps improve job opportunities for those with criminal histories DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney signed legislation Thursday that would help improve employment and training opportunities for Delawareans with criminal histories seeking cosmetology and barbering licensure. Sponsored by Rep. J.J. Johnson, House Bill 97 removes licensing roadblocks so a criminal history will not stand in […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order Reestablishing the Juvenile Justice Advisory Group (JJAG)

Criminal Justice | Criminal Justice Council | Department of Labor | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Members will submit recommendations to the Governor, Legislature and Criminal Justice Council by March 2018 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday released the following statement after signing Executive Order #11 to reestablish the Juvenile Justice Advisory Group, which will examine ways to prevent youth from entering or re-entering the juvenile and criminal justice […]







  Category: Criminal Justice


State, City Leaders Announce Group Violence Intervention (GVI) Project in Wilmington

Criminal Justice | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Justice | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence WILMINGTON, Del. – State of Delaware social service agencies will partner with law enforcement to prevent gun violence in the City of Wilmington under a Group Violence Intervention (GVI) project announced by state and city leaders on Tuesday. Governor John Carney joined Wilmington […]




Delaware Awarded Two Federal Grants to Reduce Recidivism at the State Level

Criminal Justice | Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Delaware receives $1,509,471 for the Statewide Recidivism Reduction and Innovations in Reentry Grants Dover, DE— The Delaware Criminal Justice Council (CJC) has been awarded $1.5 million in federal grant funding to build on state level-efforts to improve Delaware’s reentry systems and reduce recidivism. The majority of funds will be administered by the Delaware Department of […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order to Improve Reentry Procedures, Reduce Recidivism

Criminal Justice | Criminal Justice Council | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Executive Order creates commission focused on reentry reform, and new office at DOC to oversee implementation WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed Executive Order #27, which focuses on improving reentry procedures for incarcerated individuals in Delaware. The Executive Order creates a commission focused on reentry reform, policies, and procedures, with a goal […]




Governor Carney Signs Rep. J. Johnson Bill to Reduce Aesthetics Licensing Barriers

Criminal Justice | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018

Measure helps improve job opportunities for those with criminal histories DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney signed legislation Thursday that would help improve employment and training opportunities for Delawareans with criminal histories seeking cosmetology and barbering licensure. Sponsored by Rep. J.J. Johnson, House Bill 97 removes licensing roadblocks so a criminal history will not stand in […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order Reestablishing the Juvenile Justice Advisory Group (JJAG)

Criminal Justice | Criminal Justice Council | Department of Labor | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Members will submit recommendations to the Governor, Legislature and Criminal Justice Council by March 2018 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday released the following statement after signing Executive Order #11 to reestablish the Juvenile Justice Advisory Group, which will examine ways to prevent youth from entering or re-entering the juvenile and criminal justice […]