Criminal Justice Services (CJS) is responsible for promoting improvements in the criminal justice system through interagency cooperation, coordination, and planning. It was formed in 2010 by the Mecklenburg County Manager's Office in response to findings from a Justice & Public Safety Task Force.
The primary responsibilities of CJS include:
- Promoting collaboration between city, county, and state criminal justice agencies
- Establishing and measuring criminal justice performance measures
- Managing criminal justice programs and services
- Developing initiatives that enhance systemic performance and heighten public safety
CJS has an operations budget of approximately $8.8 million for FY 2014.
Criminal Justice Services Programs
Committees and Groups
State & Partnering Criminal Justice Programs