Protecting the lives, property, and constitutional rights of people in Idaho since 1919.
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) ensures that recipients of financial assistance from the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and its components are not engaged in prohibited discrimination. The primary objective in accomplishing this mission is to secure prompt and full compliance with all civil rights laws and regulations so that needed Federal assistance may commence or continue (http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/about/offices/ocr.htm).
The Idaho State Police (ISP) is the State Administering Agency (SAA) for four (4) OJP pass-through grants. As the SAA, OCR recommended ISP "develop a comprehensive policy for addressing certain discrimination complaints involving subrecipients of DOJ funds." The Procedure was approved for dissemination by OCR on June 1, 2011.
PGR recommends every subgrantee review the training posted on the OCR website. The six (6) training programs include:
Nondiscrimination Grant Condition in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 FAQs - Applicable to STOP and SASP subgrantees