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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. Mission: We lead data-driven decision-making, effective programming, and interagency collaboration to reduce criminal justice involvement and strengthen the well-being of our community.The primary responsibilities of CJS include:
News and Updates:The Mecklenburg County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) will convene for a special meeting on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 4:30pm. The meeting will be held in room CH-14 of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center at 600 East 4th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. This meeting is open to the public for attendance and comment. Discussion will be held on the proposed reallocation of approximately $76,321 in funding and the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the FY17/18 funding cycle. For more information, please contact Elizabeth Swann at 980-314-1705 or Elizabeth.Swann@mecklenburgcountync.gov.
Recent PublicationsFY17 - FY19 Strategic Business PlanQuarterly Jail Population Report (FY 2017 - 1Q)2015 Citizen-Initiated Complain Process Report2015 Mecklenburg County Public Perceptions Study
Director:Sonya L. Harper
Department Director's FY17 Work Plan (Coming Soon): This document is intended to serve as both the director’s work plan and a performance plan for FY17. This resource provides a better understanding of the work being done by each department. It is a living document, and directors may update it once key project milestones are met. New projects may be added throughout the year as work demands change.