Criminal Justice Regional Strategic Plan

AACOG Regional Strategic Plan Survey & Meetings

The Regional Strategic Plan Survey is now open for submissions. This survey is meant to gather information on Criminal Justice Priorities for the region as well as sustainability. Once the survey closes, AACOG will host a Regional Strategic Plan Meeting for the community to review survey results, discuss sustainability, and make final determinations on regional priorities for the next few years. For details, please see below.  

Regional Strategic Plan Survey
Closes: October 18th, 5:00 PM

Regional Strategic Plan Meeting
Location: Virtual - Details TBD
Registration: Opens October 4th
Date: October 27th

AACOG 2021 Regional Strategic Plan

The purpose of the Strategic Plan is to identify and prioritize criminal justice needs and gaps in services in the areas of Criminal Justice System Improvements, Juvenile Justice System Improvements, Direct Victim Services, and Mental Health/ Substance Abuse Treatment. As stated in the and detailed in the 2021 Regional Strategic Plan Review , AACOG's 2021 regional priorities are as follows:

Juvenile Issues

Priority 1: Mental Health

Priority 2: Family Stability

Priority 3: Truancy

Priority 4: Improving School Climate
Priority 5: Adult life-skills

Law Enforcement

Priority 1: Personnel

Priority 2: Equipment

Priority 3: Training
Priority 4: Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Priority 5: Family Violence

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Prevention

Priority 1: Access to & Funding to Treatment & Prevention Programs for Substance Abuse & Mental Health
Priority 2: Access to screening and referral to psychiatric and substance abuse services and therapy

Priority 3: Access to & Funding for Technology Based Services

Victim Issues

Priority 1: Comprehensive Victim Support Services
Priority 2: Victim Advocacy
Priority 3: Accessible and Affordable
Priority 4: Restoration Services
Priority 5: Professional Development and Training

Previous Plans: